AddendumQ: What tax exempt bonds are included?
A: General obligation bond funds (2003) were used for improvements to Shed 2 and Shed 3. Asummary of these expenditures and related debt is shown below:
Farmer's Market Capital Improvements
April 13, 2012
2003 Bond(shed #2)
CCT Capital(shed #3)
$6,635,000 $3,200,000 $9,835,000
$2,996,000 $3,200,000 $6,196,000
$3,170,498 $3,529,876 $388,334 $7,088,708
Actual Expenses (ITD)
Architectural Design $231,129 $472,947 $38,186 $742,262Building (construction, painting, lighting, testing)
$74,041 $2,675,023 $201,020 $2,950,084City Forces
$38,551 $71,091 $109,641Security Service
$16,948 $16,948Land Survey
$0 $17,400 $17,400Misc Expenses $10,079 $4,672 $14,751$370,748 $3,223,732 $256,606 $3,851,086Debt Service Transfer & Bond Expense
$175,682 $264,301 $0 $439,983
$546,430 $3,488,032 $256,606 $4,291,068
Q: Are all the reported losses for the Dallas Farmers Market related to the direct operationof the Dallas Farmers Market?
Q: Are there any payroll from the Convention Center included in the Dallas FarmersMarket operating budget?
A: Dallas Farmers Market is operated by the Convention Center. The budget only includesemployees that work directly on market operations. The City will provide a breakdown of payrolland operating budget.
Q: Are there any expenses adding to the reported Dallas Farmers Market losses that arecoming from other City departments?
Q: What is the square footage of the management building?
A: The management building includes approximately 17,426 square feet. This information is inthe RFP packet (Exhibit D).
Q: What is the size of each rental stall space in the sheds?
A: 10 feet wide by 75 feet deep.
Q: When are the fees collected for stall rental?
A: Daily, in cash or by credit card.
Q: What is the square footage of the Shed 2?
A: 26,077, this information is in the RFP packet (Exhibit D).
Q: From direction do most of the visitors come to the Dallas Farmers Market?
A: The market draws customers from across Dallas. Primary access is from Harwood and Pearl.
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