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Manatee County Accepting Applications for Tourist Development Council


MANATEE COUNTY – Manatee County is now accepting applications for two upcoming vacancies on the Tourist Development Council which makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the expenditures of Tourist Tax Revenues.


The Tourist Development Council is comprised of nine volunteer members who make recommendations to the County Commission on the effective operation of the projects in the Tourist Development Plan and the uses for which Tourist Development Tax revenues may be expended.

Eligible applicants include any Manatee County registered voter who is involved in the tourist industry and who has an interest in tourist development; however, the applicants must not be subject to the 5% resort tax in Manatee County.  

Applications are due May 30 and may be found online at www.mymanatee.org/advisory_boards

The Tourist Development Council meets on the third Monday of every other month at 9 a.m. at locations throughout Manatee County.  Terms are for four years.

For more information, call Monica Luff at the Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at (941) 729-9177, ext. 231 or e-mail her at   Monica.Luff@mymanatee.org

For more information on Manatee County Government, visit online at www.mymanatee.org or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/manatee.county.fl and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.


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