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

Tourist Development Council


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

Instructions to Board Records


Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

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