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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 25, 2016
October 25, 2016 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #42


Subject
Tourist Development Council

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB



Action Requested
Appointment of one (1) person to the Tourist Development Council for the "Hotelier" position.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S.S. 125.0104(4)(e) Tourist Development Council

Background Discussion
  • Per F.S. 125.0104(4)(e), of the nine positions on the TDC, at least three, but no more than four members must be owners/operators of hotels, motels, recreational vehicle parks or other tourist accommodations ("Hotelier") in the county and subject to the 5% resort tax in manatee County.
  • Recently, Trevor Gooby, GM of Pirate City accommodations, vacated his seat on the TDC.  The remaining 3 "Hotelier" seats are held by Ed Chiles, owner/operator of Mainsail; David Teitelbaum, owner/operator of Tortuga Inn, Tradewinds, Tropic Isle, and Seaside; and Dale Sconyers, GM of Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch.
  • The qualified applicants for the vacated "Hotelier" position are:
    • Eric Cairns, owner/operator of Cedar Cove Resort and Cottages
    • Jiten "Jay" Patel, owner/operator of Holiday Inn Sarasota Bradenton Airport
  • The remainder of this term expires June 30, 2017.


County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other


Reviewing Attorney
N/A

Instructions to Board Records

N/A



Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  Cairns - TDC App.pdf
Attachment:  Patel - TDC App.pdf
Attachment:  TDC MEMBERS 2016.pdf