Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 30, 2013
REVISED July 30, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #66

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 four persons to the Tourist Development Council for the "hotelier" positions.

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 motels, hotels, recreational vehicle parks or other tourist accommodations in the County and subject to the 5% resort tax in Manatee County.
  • Qualified applicants for the 4 "Hotelier" positions are:
    • Barbara Rodocker (current TDC member, seeks reappointment, owner/operator of Bridgewalk and Silver Surf Resort) 
    • David Teitelbaum (current TDC member, seeks reappointment, owner/operator of Tortuga Inn, Tradewinds, Tropic Isle, and Seaside Beach Resort)
    • Ed Chiles (current TDC member, seeks reappointment, owner of Mainsail)
    • William Dale Sconyers (General Manager, Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch)
    • Dan McClanahan (Manager/Harbor Master, Regatta Pointe Marina)
  • The term expires June 30, 2017.
  • 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_2013.pdf
Attachment:  Rodocker - TDC App 2013.pdf
Attachment:  Teitelbaum - TDC App 2013.pdf
Attachment:  Sconyers - TDC App 2013.pdf
Attachment:  Chiles - TDC App 2013.pdf
Attachment:  McClanahan - TDC App 2013.pdf