Tourist Development Council Applications Open

Tourist Development Council Applications Open
Posted on 05/28/2024
AMI with Ferry in backgroundMANATEE COUNTY, FL (May 28, 2024) – Manatee County is seeking qualified applicants to fill two openings for its nine-member Tourist Development Council (TDC). The TDC makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners concerning 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.

Applicants must be an elected municipal official, and at least one must be from the largest municipality in Manatee County (Bradenton). All applicants must be registered voters in Manatee County. Applications are due June 7, 2024, and may be found online at

The Tourist Development Council meets on the third Monday (occasionally the second Monday), every other month at 9 or 9:30 a.m. at varying locations throughout Manatee County. The term length is four years.

For more information, interested applicants should contact Leanne Keeling at the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at [email protected] or by calling (941) 729-9177, ext. 3944.