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06/15/2021 06 Public hearing and Ordinance amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Section 5.99.040 Tourism Promotion Charge to add an additional tourism promotion charge of two dollars per night of lodging stay ti i..asxntntj kd d g$Ag x°'naa.x,,4n BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 6. For Meeting of: June 15, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Public hearing and Ordinance amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Section 5.99.040 Tourism Promotion Charge to add an additional tourism promotion charge of two dollars per night of lodging stay SUBMITTED BY: Ryan Bleek,Assistant City Attorney Steve Groom, Director of Finance and Budget SUMMARY EXPLANATION: At Council's regular business meeting on June 1, 2021, Council passed a resolution of intent pursuant to YMC 5.99.070(A), which seta public hearing for 6:00 p.m. on June 15, 2021 at the Yakima City Hall Council Chambers, for consideration of a proposed ordinance that would modify Chapter 5.99 of the Yakima Municipal Code entitled "Tourism Promotion Area." The proposed ordinance would impose a two-dollar tourism promotion charge in addition to the already existing two-dollar charge. On April 14, 2021, the City received a petition from authorized representatives of lodging properties within the TPA whose collective room capacity comprises 78% of those rooms subject to the additional TPA lodging charge. The petition contains the proposed uses and projects to which the proposed revenue from the additional charge shall be put, the total estimated costs, and the estimated rate for the charge as required by RCW 35.101.057. The petition seeks to impose an additional two-dollar charge per night of lodging at stays within the Yakima County TPA. The current boundaries of the TPA include the City of Yakima and all unincorporated areas of Yakima County. ITEM BUDGETED: NA STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Economic Development APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: Pass ordinance ATTACHMENTS: 2 Description Upload Date Type Ordinance vMC TC nalt TPA charges track 22021 CR-loaned clecanges Ordinance "MC 5 TC na0 TPA charges cha iges 22021 CR-loaned accepted 3 ORDINANCE NO. 2021- AN ORDINANCE amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Section 5.99.040 Tourism Promotion Charge to add an additional tourism promotion charge of two dollars per night of lodging stay BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF YAKIMA: Section 1. Section 5.99.040 of the City of Yakima Municipal Code is hereby amended to read as follows: 5.99.040 Tourism promotion charge. Effective October 1, 2011, there shall be imposed a tourism promotion charge on the furnishing of lodging by a lodging business located in the Yakima County tourism promotion area in the amount of two dollars per room per day. Added to the tourism promotion charge specified in the above paragraph, there shall be imposed a second, additional tourism promotion charge of two dollars per night of lodging stay furnished by a lodging business located within the Yakima County tourism promotion area, until such time that RCW 35.101.057 shall expire or is repealed, or as modified by ordinance. The tourism promotion charges imposed under this chapter are not a tax on the "sale of lodging"for the purposes of calculating the lodging tax limit specified in RCW 82.14.410. (Ord. 2011-21 § 1 (part), 2011: Ord. 2010-37 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 2004-17 § 1 (part), 2004). Section 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect 30 days after its passage, approval, and publication as provided by law and by the City Charter. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL, signed and approved this 15th day of June, 2021. ATTEST: Patricia Byers, Mayor Sonya Clear Tee, City Clerk Publication Date: Effective Date: 4 ORDINANCE NO. 2021- AN ORDINANCE amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Section 5.99.040 Tourism Promotion Charge to add an additional tourism promotion charge of two dollars per night of lodging stay BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF YAKIMA: Section 1. Section 5.99.040 of the City of Yakima Municipal Code is hereby amended to read as follows: 5.99.040 Tourism promotion charge. Effective October 1, 2011, there shall be imposed a tourism promotion charge on the furnishing of lodging by a lodging business located in the Yakima County tourism promotion area in the amount of two dollars per room per day. Added to the tourism promotion charge specified in the above paragraph, there shall be imposed a second, additional tourism promotion charge of two dollars per night of lodging stay furnished by a lodging business located within the Yakima County tourism promotion area, until such time that RCW 35.101.057 shall expire or is repealed, or as modified by ordinance. The tourism promotion charges imposed under this chapter are not a tax on the "sale of lodging"for the purposes of calculating the lodging tax limit specified in RCW 82.14.410. (Ord. 2011-21 § 1 (part), 2011: Ord. 2010-37 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 2004-17 § 1 (part), 2004). Section 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect 30 days after its passage, approval, and publication as provided by law and by the City Charter. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL, signed and approved this 15th day of June, 2021. ATTEST: Patricia Byers, Mayor Sonya Clear Tee, City Clerk Publication Date: Effective Date: