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File #: 19-8467   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 12/5/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving the San Antonio Tourism Public Improvement District Final 2020 Service and Assessment Plan, the Final 2020 Assessment Roll, and maintaining the Assessment Rate for 2020 at 1.25% of the gross hotel room revenue subject to local hotel tax derived from an individual room rental of qualified rooms. [Carlos Contreras, Assistant City Manager; Patricia Muzquiz Cantor, Director, Convention and Sports Facilities]
Attachments: 1. FY 2020 Service Plan Final, 2. TPID Properties Assessment Roll FY 20, 3. SATPID Map, 4. Draft Ordinance, 5. Ordinance 2019-12-05-0992
DEPARTMENT: Convention & Sports Facilities


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Patricia Muzquiz Cantor


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City Wide


SUBJECT:

Consideration of an Ordinance approving the 2020 Service and Assessment Plan, the 2020 Assessment Roll, and maintaining the Assessment Rate for 2020 at 1.25% of the gross hotel room revenue subject to local hotel tax that is derived from an individual room rental of qualified rooms, for the San Antonio Tourism Public Improvement District.


SUMMARY:

This item will consider an Ordinance approving the 2020 Service and Assessment Plan, the 2020 Assessment Roll, and maintaining the Assessment Rate for 2020 at 1.25% of the gross hotel room revenue subject to local hotel tax that is derived from an individual room rental of qualified rooms, for the San Antonio Tourism Public Improvement District (SATPID). Members of the public may appear before City Council to speak for or against this item consistent with state law.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The visitor industry is a key economic generator for the City of San Antonio with a $15.2 billion annual economic impact. Additionally, San Antonio hosts approximately 39 million visitors annually and provides for more than 140,000 local jobs.

In order to help advance San Antonio as a premier U.S. destination, various industry and community partners including the City of San Antonio, San Antonio Hotel & Lodging Association, Texas Hotel & Lodging Association and Visit San Antonio worked together to propose and implement a San Antonio Tourism Public Improvement District (SATPID). The Assessment Roll consists of hotels in the San Antonio city limits with 100 rooms or more that pay a 1.25% assessment on taxable occupied rooms for the purpose of generating funds to market and promote San Antonio as a convention and tourism destination. There are 155 hotels on the Assessment Roll that will pay a 1.25% rate on taxable occupied rooms.

The result of the 1.25% on taxable occupied rooms is a...

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