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Record No: CB 119408    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119408
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Passed at Full Council
Current Controlling Legislative Body Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development, and Arts Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Office of Arts and Culture; authorizing the Director of the Office of Arts and Culture to set fees and charges for all cultural spaces owned or operated by the Office of Arts and Culture; and amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 3.14.815.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Office of Arts and Culture; authorizing the Director of the Office of Arts and Culture to set fees and charges for all cultural spaces owned or operated by the Office of Arts and Culture; and amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 3.14.815.
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WHEREAS, the Director of the Office of Arts and Culture, under the direction of the Mayor, is responsible for setting the fees and charges for the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, and to make sure they compete with market pricing at comparable venues; and
WHEREAS, as the Office of Arts and Culture expands to operating multiple cultural spaces, there is a need to extend this ability to all cultural spaces owned or operated by the Office of Arts and Culture; and
WHEREAS, the Director of the Office of Arts and Culture should have the authority to change fees and charges for all cultural spaces owned or operated by the Office of Arts and Culture to reflect market condition at comparable venues; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 3.14.815 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 124627, is amended as follows:
3.14.815 Director-((duties)) Duties
The Director of the Office of Arts and Culture shall be the head of and responsible for the administration of the Office of Arts and Culture. Under the Direction of the Mayor; the duties of the Director of the Office of Arts and Culture shall include the following:
A. Subject to the City's personnel ordinances and rules, appoint, assign, supervise, control, and remove all officers and employees in the Office of Arts and Culture;
B. Prepare and update annually a Municipal Arts Plan, as required by Section 20.32.040;
C. Manage the preparation of the preliminary proposed budget for the Office of Arts and Culture subject to review and comment by the Seattle Arts Commission, aut...

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