Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 20, 2017
REVISED June 20, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #48

Tourist Development Council Appointments


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:  Elliott Falcione, Exec. Director, CVB  x3940

Contact:  Monica Luff, Sr. Admin. Spec., CVB x3944

Action Requested
Appointment of four (4) people 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.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, RV parks, or other tourist accommodations in the county and subject to the 5% resort tax in Manatee County.
  • Currently the 4 hotelier positions are held by Ed Chiles, Jiten Patel, Dale Sconyers, and David Teitelbaum.  All are seeking re-appointment.
  • Qualified applicants for the Hotelier positions are:
    • Eric Cairns, owner, Cedar Cove Resort
    • Ed Chiles (current TDC member), owner, The Waterline Hotel and Beach Inn
    • Rob Ondo, GM, Shorewalk Vacation Villas
    • Jiten Patel (current TDC member), GM, Holiday Inn Sarasota Bradenton Airport
    • Dale Sconyers (current TDC member), GM, Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch
    • David Teitelbaum (current TDC member), owner, Anna Maria Island Resorts
  • The terms expire June 30, 2021.
  • The vacancies were 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:  Current TDC Member Listing 2017.pdf
Attachment:  Cairns - TDC App.pdf
Attachment:  Chiles - TDC App.pdf
Attachment:  Ondo - TDC App.pdf
Attachment:  Patel - TDC App.pdf
Attachment:  Sconyers - TDC App.pdf
Attachment:  Teitelbaum - TDC App.pdf