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File #: 22-0861    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2022 In control: Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
On agenda: 8/15/2022 Final action: 8/15/2022
Title: A bill for an ordinance revising Article II, Chapter 20; Article XII, Chapter 39; Article II, Chapter 53; and Article III, Chapter 53 of the Revised Municipal Code. Amends Chapter 20, Chapter 39, and Chapter 53 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to change the 2018 Denver Parks and Recreation voter approved sales tax increment from being identified as 'Parks, Trails and Open Space Fund' to 'Parks Legacy Fund' to better reflect the impact of the fund. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 7-26-2022.
Indexes: Lucas Palmisano
Attachments: 1. BR22-0861_P&R_LegacyFund_DRMC_Change_07-15-22, 2. BR22-0861_RMC_ Art. XII Ch. 39 Open Space Legacy Fund renaming (7.13.2022), 3. 22-0861_RMC_ Art. XII Ch. 39 Open Space Legacy Fund renaming (7.13.2022), 4. 22-0861 Fild Bill_RMC_ Art. XII Ch. 39 Open Space Legacy Fund renaming (7.13.2022), 5. CityCouncil_LegacyFund_NameUpdate_2022, 6. 22-0861 - signed, 7. 22-0861 For an ordinance revising Article II, Chapter 20; Article XII, Chapter 39; Article II, 6 Chapter 53; and Article III, Chapter 53 of the Revised Municipal Code.
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 7-25-2022

Requesting Agency: Parks and Recreation
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name: Jesus Orrantia
Email Address: jesus.orrantia@denvergov.org
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Item Title & Description:
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These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A bill for an ordinance revising Article II, Chapter 20; Article XII, Chapter 39; Article II, Chapter 53; and Article III, Chapter 53 of the Revised Municipal Code.
Amends Chapter 20, Chapter 39, and Chapter 53 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to change the 2018 Denver Parks and Recreation voter approved sales tax increment from being identified as 'Parks, Trails and Open Space Fund' to 'Parks Legacy Fund' to better reflect the impact of the fund. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 7-26-2022.
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Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.

The voter approved sales tax increment for park improvements in 2018 was originally identified as Parks, Trails and Open Space Fund in code. To better reflect the impact and improve messaging on the use of tax dollar on the entire Denver Parks systems, Denver Parks & Recreation has branded the proceeds as Legacy Fund. The name change in code will allow for recissions and reappropriations for fund name that is being used by financial division of both DPR and Budget Management.


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