WHEN AND HOW APPOINTED
Governed by City Ordinance 33.140 – 33.144 and State Code 6-4-10, 6-4-25, 6-4-5(4).
Seven Members elected by City Council to three year staggered terms. Committee members also become board members for groups 501 (c)(3) status. Appointments shall be made no later than May 1 of the year in which the term expires.
Four members shall represent the hospitality industry, with two of those four being from the lodging sector; one shall represent a cultural organization; and two shall represent the general public.
To make recommendations to City Council on, and establish guidelines for, the advertisement and promotion of tourism for the city using the 30% accommodation tax funds received from the state and any grant fund received for this purpose. The Committee shall seek grants to supplement funding.