Meeting Notice - Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting

May 14, 2024 at 4:00pm CST at the following location:

Ramada by Wyndham Midtown Grand Island

(2503 S Locust St, Grand Island, NE  68801)



Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Robert Sabin, Chair

  1. Welcome and Approval of Agenda *
  2. Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda
  3. Approval of January 24, 2024 Meeting Minutes *
  4. Upcoming Meetings:

August Meeting – Red Cloud

October Meeting - Burwell

  1. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Stavas
    1. Budget Status Review/FY24-25 Budget Approval*
    2. Lodging Tax Performance
  2. Director’s Report and NTC Project Updates – John Ricks and NTC staff
    1. Contract Renewals – FY24/25*
    2. Destinations International – “Destination Promotion: A Catalyst for Community Vitality”
      1. Position – Community & Stakeholder Activation*
    3. Guidelines for Use of County Improvement Funds (County Lodging Tax)
  3. Commission Committee Reports
    1. Legislative Committee/NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Lehl
    2. Marketing Committee – John Chapo
      1. Visitor Profile Study
      2. Marketing Awards – eTourism Summit; AMA Lincoln
      3. Passport Updates
      4. Nebraska Passport Night – Werner Park
    3. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Sabin
      1. NTTW Updates
      2. Collaboration/Integration with DED Efforts
  4. New Business
    1. Election of Officers *
  5. Adjourn *



*Denotes Action Item

Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda posted May 10, 2024 kept current and available for inspection on the Commission’s website,  Items of an emergency nature may be added to the agenda by the Commission at the meeting.  The Commission reserves the right to enter into closed session, should a closed session be necessary.