Agenda Item # 4

Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting
July 11, 2017

Agenda Report # 4


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Kissel Entertainment – Fall Fair Provider

INITIATED BY: Columbus Civic Center


Recommendation: Approval is requested to enter into a five-year contract with Kissel Entertainment.
Background: Kissel Entertainment was built on 70 plus years and 4 generations in the Carnival industry. Kissel proudly specializes in Kentucky Carnivals, Alabama Carnivals, Tennessee Carnivals, Ohio Carnivals, and Georgia Carnivals. Kissel Entertainment has been a leader in our industry. Helping pioneer the Kentucky Ride Safety Inspection Program.

Analysis: Kissel provides 40 midway rides, games and concessions for the Greater Columbus Fair held at the Civic Center. This will be the second year Kissel has provided the Fall Fair.

Financial Considerations: The Civic Center profited $185,000 from the Greater Columbus Fair in 2016.

Legal Considerations: Any multi-year contract involving this City requires Council approval.

Recommended /Actions: Approval is requested for the City Manager to enter into a five-year contract with Kisssel Entertainment.

Kissel Entertainment contract 7 10.pdfKissel Entertainment contract 7 10.pdf
A RESOLUTION
NO._____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT BETWEEN THE COLUMBUS CIVIC CENTER AND KISSEL ENTERTAINMENT.

WHEREAS, Kissel Entertainment has agreed to provide the Greater Columbus Fair at the Columbus Civic Center; and,

WHEREAS, the Kissel Entertainment and the Columbus Civic Center shall uphold the recommended contract.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a five-year contract between the Columbus Civic Center and Kissel Entertainment.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus. Georgia, held the _____ day of ________________ 2017, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _______________ members of Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Garrett voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor