Tourist Development Council Applications Now Open

Tourist Development Council Applications Now Open
Posted on 06/20/2022
Aerial shot of CortezMANATEE COUNTY, FL (June 20, 2022) – Manatee County is now accepting applications for two openingsin the interested citizen categoryon the Tourist Development Council. The Tourist Development Council makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the expenditures of Tourist Tax Revenues.

The Tourist Development Council is comprised of nine volunteer members who make recommendations to the Board on the effective operation of the projects set forth in the Tourist Development Plan and the uses for which Tourist Development Tax revenues may be expended.

Eligible interested citizen applicants include persons who show interest in the tourist industry and who have demonstrated an interest in tourist development; however, the applicants must not be subject to the 5% resort tax in Manatee County. All applicants must be registered voters in Manatee County.

Applications are due July 15, 2022.

The Tourist Development Council meets on the third Monday of every other month at 9 a.m. at various locations throughout Manatee County. Terms are for four years.

For more information, call Leanne Keeling at the Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at (941) 729-9177, ext. 3944 or email [email protected]