To advise and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on how best to distribute and expend lodging tax revenue.
Genie Pruitt, Best Western Silverdale Beach Hotel
Patrick Stoltz, Port Gamble Guest Houses
Charlee Glock-Jackson, Olalla Americana Music Festival
Carla Larson, Silverdale Whaling Days
2020 schedule for the distribution of the 2021 funds will be as follows:
August 14, 2020 @ 3:00pm
LINK TO A.M. SESSION: (Session opens at 8 a.m., interviews begin at 8:30 a.m. )
LINK TO P.M. SESSION (Session opens at 12:15 p.m., interviews begin at 1 p.m. )
August 27, 2020 via Zoom
Webinar ID: 810 9560 3503 Passcode: 800896
To dial in, call 253-215-8782
Webinar ID 865 4526 4538 Passcode: 715424
The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is composed of at least five members, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The committee membership includes: (a) at least two members who are representatives of businesses required to collect the lodging tax; and (b) at least two members who are persons involved in activities authorized to be funded by revenue received. Persons who are eligible for appointment under (a) of this section are not eligible for appointment under (b) of this section. Person who are eligible for appointment under (b) of this section are not eligible for appointment under (a) of this section.
The number of members who are representatives of businesses required to collect tax must equal the number of members who are involved in activities authorized to be funded by revenue received. One member shall be an elected official of Kitsap County who shall serve as chair. The committee may include one nonvoting member who is an elected official of a city or town in Kitsap County.
Individuals representing organizations involved in activities and local agencies promoting tourism that are authorized to be funded by lodging tax revenue but which are not applying for funds in 2020, and businesses required to collect lodging tax, may apply to serve on the committee.
Lee Reyes 360-337-4471, email@example.com Vicki Martin 360-337-4788, firstname.lastname@example.org