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File #: 18-598    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Appointment Status: Tabled
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/12/2018 Final action:
Title: Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors' Bureau Agreement
Attachments: 1. Att.A Amended Agreement, 2. Att.B Ordinance
AGENDA DATE: 12/12/2018

Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors' Bureau Agreement

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Public hearing to consider the approval of a First Amended Agreement to Operate a Joint Convention and Visitors' Bureau Agreement

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Kamptner

PRESENTER (S): Greg Kamptner


REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: The City of Charlottesville and the County have jointly funded and undertaken the operation of a joint convention and visitors' bureau since 1979 for the purpose of promoting the Charlottesville-Albemarle area as a tourist destination and site of convention facilities. The Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors' Bureau (the "CACVB") has been funded and operated pursuant to a series of agreements between the City and the County. The current agreement was entered into on June 28, 2018 and became effective July 1, 2018 (the "Agreement").

The Agreement changed the organization of the CACVB and established an Executive Board. The Agreement provides that one member of the Board of Supervisors (the "BOS") and one member of the Charlottesville City Council (the "Council") are among those appointed to the Executive Board. Supervisor Mallek and Councilor Galvin are their respective bodies' appointees to the Executive Board. The Executive Board has met three times since it was established.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Economic Prosperity: Foster an environment that stimulates diversified job creation, capital investments, and tax revenues that support community goals
Quality Government Operations: Ensure County government's capacity to provide high quality service that achieves community priorities

DISCUSSION: Supervisors Mallek and McKeel, as well as Councilors Galvin and Signer, have discussed and want their respective bodies to consider amending the Agreement to increase from one to two the number of members from both the B...

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