Supervisor ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AGREEMENT WITH AIRBNB CORPORATION FOR OCCUPANCY TAX COLLECTIONS REMITTANCE (TREASURER)

WHEREAS, Resolution 130 of 2017 Adopted Local Law 1 of 2017 “A Local Law to Establish an Occupancy Tax in Fulton County” and

WHEREAS, the Treasurer’s Office has been assigned the duty to collect all Occupancy Tax payments required by said Local Law; and

WHEREAS, the County Treasurer was notified by AirBNB Corporation that it would collect Occupancy Tax payments for its clients and remit them to the Treasurer if said arrangement is governed by a “Voluntary Collection Agreement for Fulton County, New York Occupancy Tax”; and

WHEREAS, the Treasurer and Committee on Finance recommend entering an agreement with AirBNB Corporation of San Francisco, California to collect and remit Occupancy Tax Collections to Fulton County on a quarterly basis:

Quarter Remittance Due Dates

1st Qtr April 20th
2nd Qtr July 20th
3rd Qtr Oct. 20th
4th Qtr Jan. 20th

now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign an agreement with AirBNB Corporation of San Francisco, California to collect and remit Occupancy Tax Collections on behalf of its clients to the Fulton County Treasurer, effective May 1, 2018; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said contract is subject to the approval of the County Attorney; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, County Attorney, AirBNB Corporation, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor BRADT and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Groff and Waldron)

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