Meeting Notice 05/23/2022

Meeting Notice - Agenda
Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting – Video conference
May 23, 2022 at 1:00pm CST 

Nebraska Tourism Commission
State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68508

Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Roger Jasnoch, Chair
1.    Welcome and Approval of Agenda *
2.    Community Engagement Presentation – North Platte representative – Lisa Burke
3.    Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda 
4.    Approval of March 24, 2022 Meeting Minutes * 
5.    Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Stavas
    a.    Budget Status Review*
    b.    Lodging Tax Performance 
    c.    Discussion - $250,000 Reserve Cushion 
6.    Director’s Report and NTC Project Updates – John Ricks and NTC staff
    a.    ARPA Grant Status 
    b.    Federal Highway Administration – 2022 Byway grants
    c.    Western Gateway Welcome Center Update/Request*
    d.    Elevator Speech/Wallet Card 
    e.    Sentiment Study Brochure Status
7.    Commission Committee Reports 
    a.    Legislative Committee/NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Lehl
    b.    Marketing Committee - Commissioner Chapo
8.    Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Jasnoch
9.    New Business
    a.    Upcoming Meetings:
    August  –  ???
    October 25-27 – South Sioux City, Date TBA
10.    Adjourn

*Denotes Action Item
Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda posted May 20, 2022 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.