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Function/Purpose of the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

To advise and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on how best to distribute and expend lodging tax revenue.

2020 Committee Members

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

Meeting Time and Location

2020 schedule for the distribution of the 2021 funds will be as follows:

​RFP Opens -------------------------------------------------------------------------------July 13, 2020
​RFP Closes -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

​August 14, 2020 @ 3:00pm

​Bid Conference--------------------------------------------------------------------------
​July 29, 2020 1:00 pm Virtual Meeting via Teams

​Interviews (Final)-----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81095603503?pwd=MmJTOEt1UWh4VzRTMCswMFJ4SXN5Zz09

Webinar ID: 810 9560 3503  Passcode: 800896

To dial in, call 253-215-8782

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86545264538?pwd=ZkRCOFpiRklZRnYzUVBlM21MOFVBQT09

Webinar ID 865 4526 4538  Passcode: 715424

To dial in, call 253-215-8782

​Denial Letters/Awards Letters (tentatively)---------------------------------
​To be announced
​2017 Funding RecipientsLodging Tax 210-2016 (2017 Funds).pdf
​2018 Funding RecipientsLodging Tax 167-2017 (2018 Funds).pdf
​2019 Funding Recipients2019 Funds Lodging Tax 162-2018 Reso.pdf
​2020 Funding Recipients​2020 Funds Lodging Tax 158-2019 Reso
​2021 Funding Recipients
Pending approval

Click here for for information on lodging taxes.


Membership

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. 

Staff Contact

Lee Reyes 360-337-4471, lreyes@co.kitsap.wa.us
Vicki Martin 360-337-4788, vmartin@co.kitsap.wa.us