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Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

Members: Councilmember Chang (Chair), 2 hoteliers and 2 non-profits.

Staff Liaison: City Clerk

Meeting Time and Location: TBD , 2017, 7:00pm, Port Orchard City Hall, Conference Room #306


*Agendas are subject to change before meeting time.

2018 Lodging Tax Applications

Activities to promote tourism are funded through a tax on lodging at hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, camps, and other lodging facilities in which guests stay for a short time.

The funding is allocated to activities that promote tourism in the City of Port Orchard.

Applicants may consist of convention and visitors bureaus, destination marking organizations, nonprofits, including main street organizations, lodging associates, or chambers of commerce, and additionally the cities or towns themselves.

Application Process
The LTAC Application for 2018 funding is available with a submission deadline set for September 5, 2017, by 4:00 pm.
• Applications may be submitted by any organization, group, or business (not-for-profit, municipality, etc.) interested in promoting tourism in the eligible areas noted above.
• Applicants will be requested to provide an oral presentation to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC).
• Committee recommendations are completed and submitted to the City Council in October to be included in the following year's budget.
• Insurance requirements if awarded and depends on the type of service being provided outlined in the application.

Download 2018 Lodging Tax Application Guidelines
Download 2018 Lodging Tax Application
Download 2018 Lodging Tax Contract
Download Insurance Requirements

Meeting Audio Files

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