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File #: R-18-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 2/26/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/1/2020 Final action: 4/13/2020
Title: 2020 Annapolis Film Festival - Circulator Fee Waiver - For the purpose of identifying the 2020 Annapolis Film Festival Special Event that will be held during March 26-29, 2020; and waiving the fee for running the circulator during that event.
Sponsors: Sheila Finlayson, Dajuan K. Gay, Gavin Buckley
Indexes: Finance Committee
Attachments: 1. R-18-20 Annapolis Film Festival - Circulator Fee Waiver First Reader.pdf, 2. R-18-20 Staff Report.pdf, 3. R-18-20 Fiscal Impact Note.pdf

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2020 Annapolis Film Festival - Circulator Fee Waiver - For the purpose of identifying the 2020 Annapolis Film Festival Special Event that will be held during March 26-29, 2020; and waiving the fee for running the circulator during that event.

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CITY COUNCIL OF THE

City of Annapolis

 

Resolution 18-20

 

Introduced by: Alderwoman Finlayson, Alderman Gay, and Mayor Buckley

Co-sponsored by:

 

Referred to:

Finance Committee

90-day Rule: 5/26/20

 

A RESOLUTION concerning

 

2020 Annapolis Film Festival - Circulator Fee Waiver

 

FOR                     the purpose identifying the 2020 Annapolis Film Festival Special Event that will be held during March 26-29, 2020; and waiving the fee for running the circulator during that event.

 

WHEREAS,                     from March 26-29, 2020, the City of Annapolis will entertain the 8th Annual Film Festival in the Arts District of Annapolis, Maryland; and

 

WHEREAS,                     the 2020 Annapolis Film Festival Special Event is expected to welcome over 17,000 participants and attendees from different parts of the country and the world, bringing much needed commercial stimulus to the businesses located within the City as well as tremendous enjoyment to residents and visitors; and

 

WHEREAS,                     enthusiastic film connoisseurs will experience a cinematic immersion, mingling with filmmakers and industry guests, they also will enjoy the colonial ambience and can take advantage of the intimacy and walkability of the Festival, located within the City’s historic district and downtown Arts and Entertainment District; and

 

WHEREAS,                     the Annapolis Film Festival theme is Focus Forward, and is the largest and most diverse arts event in Annapolis offering five showcases of independent films that embrace diversity; and

 

WHEREAS,                     the Annapolis Film Festival desires to provide transportation for its patrons using the circulator on routes other than the established routes for which the City will incur additional cost, and

 

WHEREAS,                     Section 6.04.210 of the City Code requires persons using City facilities, including vehicles not used on an established route, to pay the full fees of the City’s cost to provide the service; and

 

WHEREAS,                     the Annapolis City Council wishes to waive the fee for running the circulator during the 2020 Annapolis Film Festival in recognition of its significance to the residents of our City.

 

 

NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the fee for running the circulator for the additional 17,000 people during the 2020 Annapolis Film Festival is hereby waived in recognition of the significance of the special event to the residents of our City.

 

AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that this resolution shall take effect from the date of its passage.

 

 

 

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