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Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a .m. - June 16, 2015
REVISED June 16, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #60


Subject
Tourist Development Council

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, CVB Exec. Director, x5913

Contact:  Monica Luff, CVB Sr. Admin. Spec., x5913



Action Requested
Appointment of Scott Busby to the Tourist Development Council for a "hotelier" position.

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

Background Discussion
  • Per F.S. 125.0104(4)(3), of the nine positions on the TDC, at least three, but no more than four members must be owners/operators of motels, hotels, recreational vehicle parks, or other tourist accommodations in the county and subject to the 5% resort tax in Manatee County.
  • Recently, Barbara Rodocker, owner/operator of Bridgewalk, vacated her seat on the TDC. The remaining three "hotelier" seats are held by Ed Chiles, owner/operator of Mainsail Beach Inn; David Teitelbaum, owner/operator of Tortuga Inn; and Dale Sconyers, GM of Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch.
  • The only qualified applicant for the vacated "Hotelier" position is:
    •  Scott Busby, President & COO of Charter One Hotels.
  • The remainder of the term expires June 30, 2017.
  • The vacancy was advertised in the local newspaper.


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:  TDC_MEMBERS_2015.pdf
Attachment:  Busby - TDC App 2015.pdf