Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 17, 2014
June 17, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #76

Tourist Development Council


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Elliott Falcione, Executive Director, CVB (Presenter) x5913

Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Specialist (Contact Person) x5913

Action Requested
Appointment of two persons to the Tourist Development Council for the "interested citizen" positions.

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 (9) positions on the TDC, two members must be electors of Manatee County who are involved in the tourist industry and have demonstrated an interest in tourist development, and are NOT subject to the 5% resort tax in Manatee County.
  • Qualified applicants for the two (2) "interested citizen" positions are:
    • Vernon DeSear (current TDC member, seeks reappointment, V.P. Manatee Memorial Hospital)
    • Jack Rynerson (current TDC member, seeks reappointment, Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority Commissioner)
    • Jonathan Bernard Crane (Attorney)
    • Cornelle Maxfield (Finance Analyst, Tropicana Products/PepsiCo)
    • Mary Lou McFate (Consultant)
  • The term expires June 30, 2018.
  • The vacancies were advertised in numerous newspapers.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  TDC_MEMBERS_2014.pdf
Attachment:  DeSear - TDC App 2014.pdf
Attachment:  Rynerson - TDC App 2014.pdf
Attachment:  Crane - TDC App 2014.pdf
Attachment:  Maxfield - TDC App 2014.pdf
Attachment:  McFate - TDC App 2014.pdf