Items Types:
Economic Development
For Meeting of:
October 20, 2014
District: ALL From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

2014-2015 Central Florida Sports Commission Funding Agreement


The Central Florida Sports Commission strategically solicits, creates and supports marquee sports-related events and business that enhance our local economy. The Central Florida Sports Commission is a non-profit, private organization created to attract international, national and regional events and sports-related business and activities to Central Florida. The Sports Commission is our community’s clearinghouse and first point of contact for sports and sports-related activities and is committed to developing and enhancing the region’s sports brand.

The sports commission works locally, regionally, nationally and internationally with event organizers in the areas of site/facilities selection, budget development, development of local organizing committees, and event management oversight. Additionally, the Sports Commission has successfully developed and managed a number of unique sports-related entertainment events.

The Central Florida Sports Commission has requested funding for Fiscal Year 2014/2015. The City's contribution of $96,724 will assist in achieving the goals set forth in the attached agreement. Funding is split between the Economic Development Department ($72,349) and the Orlando Venues ($24,375).

The Central Florida Sports Commission has tentative additional funding support ranging from $95,000– $635,000 from Orange, Osceola, Lake, Volusia and Seminole Counties.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: Fiscal Impact Statement attached

Recommended Action:

Approval of the 2014-2015 Central Florida Sports Commission Funding Agreement and authorization for the Mayor to execute the funding agreement subject to the review and approval by the City Attorney's Office.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Kim King
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Planning and Environmental Attorney 10/9/2014 9:46 AM
Budget Outside Routing Approval 10/9/2014 12:18 PM
City Clerk 10/9/2014 12:20 PM

Name: Description: Type:
2014-15_Florida_Sports_Comm_funding_agreement.docx Funding Agreement Contract Docs
CFSC_FIS_(14.15).docx Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Impact Statement

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