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File #: 18-2264   
Type: Real Property Lease
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 3/29/2018
Posting Language: Ordinance approving the assignment of Farmers Market leases at Market Square from Fiesta Cutouts to Jose A. Delgado, (dba Shainy Designs II) and from More Plants to Ricardo Campuzano, (dba Manos Magicas). [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; John Jacks, Director, Center City Development & Operations]
Indexes: Market Square Leases
Attachments: 1. Lease Assignment - Fiesta Cutouts, 2. DCD - Shainy Designs II, 3. Lease Assignment - More Plants, 4. DCD - Manos Magicas, 5. Draft Ordinance, 6. Item 16 More Plants and Fiesta Cutouts, 7. Ordinance 2018-03-29-0200, 8. Staff Presentation
Related files: 17-1555, 15-2474, 16-4060, 16-6244, 17-6275, 18-3547
DEPARTMENT: Center City Operations & Development Department


DEPARTMENT HEAD: John Jacks


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 1


SUBJECT:

Market Square Amendments


SUMMARY:

Consideration of an ordinance related to leases at Farmers Market in Market Square, authorizing the following actions:

A. Execution of a lease amendment with Fiesta Cutouts to assign lease agreement to Jose A. Delgado dba Shainy Designs II.
B. Execution of a lease amendment with More Plants to assign lease agreement to Ricardo Campuzano dba Manos Magicas.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The City of San Antonio owns and manages Market Square, a unique and historic public market place that plays a vital role in the life, culture and economy of San Antonio. Market Square, with a retail history dating back to the nineteenth century, provides a unique and authentic Mexican Market experience, offering retail sales, holiday celebrations, and year round entertainment. There are 56 businesses in the Farmers Market, 33 in El Mercado and 14 in Market Square Plaza, ranging from cafes to shops specializing in local, regional and Latin American products.

On June 23, 2011, City Council passed Ordinance No. 2011-06-23-0571, which authorized extensions to all Farmers Market and El Mercado leases until June 30, 2014. The ordinance also provided the City the option to renew all the Farmers Market and El Mercado leases for an additional three-year period until June 30, 2017 and a subsequent two-year period until June 30, 2019. The City has exercised its first and second option to extend the Farmers Market and El Mercado agreements until June 30, 2019.

Hugo and Cristina Matta dba Fiesta Cutouts have operated stores in Farmers Market specializing in regional and Central American products since 2009. Mr. Delgado's family has operated Mexican imports stores in Market Square since 2010. Micaela Leon dba More Plants has operated Mexican Imports stores in Farmers Market since 2001. The Municipal Code provides author...

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