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File #: ORD. 2022-222    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 7/26/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action: 9/12/2022
Title: To amend Ord. No. 2022-055, adopted May 9, 2022, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by accepting $760,000.00 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation, and to appropriate these funds to the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Richmond Metropolitan Conventions & Visitors Bureau (Richmond Region Tourism) line item in the Non-Departmental agency by $760,000.00 for the purpose of increasing visitor engagement and assisting with the recovery of the tourist and hospitality industries in the city of Richmond.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2022-222

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To amend Ord. No. 2022-055, adopted May 9, 2022, which adopted the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund Budget and made appropriations pursuant thereto, by accepting $760,000.00 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation, and to appropriate these funds to the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund Budget by increasing estimated revenues and the amount appropriated to the Richmond Metropolitan Conventions & Visitors Bureau (Richmond Region Tourism) line item in the Non-Departmental agency by $760,000.00 for the purpose of increasing visitor engagement and assisting with the recovery of the tourist and hospitality industries in the city of Richmond.

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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That the Chief Administrative Officer is authorized to accept funds in the amount of $760,000.00 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation for the purpose of increasing visitor engagement and assisting with the recovery of the tourist and hospitality industries in the city of Richmond. 

§ 2.                     That Ordinance No. 2022-055, adopted May 9, 2022, which adopted the General Fund Budget for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, and made appropriations thereto, is hereby amended by increasing estimated revenues from the funds accepted pursuant to section 1 of this ordinance and the amount appropriated by $760,000.00 and appropriating funds in the total amount of $760,000.00 to the Richmond Metropolitan Conventions & Visitors Bureau (Richmond Region Tourism) line item in the Non-Departmental agency by $760,000.00 for the purpose of increasing visitor engagement and assisting with the recovery of the tourist and hospitality industries in the city of Richmond. 

§ 3.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption.