Meeting Notice - October 22, 2019

Meeting Notice

Draft Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting
October 22, 2019, 9:45 am CST
Ramada by Wyndham North Platte & Sandhills Convention Center
2102 S Jeffers St; North Platte, NE 69101

Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Roger Kuhn, 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 August 28, 2019 Meeting Minutes * 
5.    Commission Chair Report – Commissioner Kuhn
        a. The following items will be voted on at the October 22 meeting:
             i.  Locations and dates of 2020 Commission Meetings*
             ii.  Election of Commission Executive Board Officers*
6.    Director’s Report and NTC Project Updates – John Ricks and NTC staff
        a. 2018 Economic Impact of Tourism in Nebraska
             i. New Dashboard Reporting
       b. Passport Update
       c. Travel Counselor Program*
       d. Travel Conference RFPs*
       e. Agritourism & Adventure Travel Workshop Update*
       f. Marketing Grant Program
7.    Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Stavas
       a. Budget Status Review*
       b. Lodging Tax Performance
8.    Legislative Committee Report – Commissioner Jasnoch
9.    Marketing Committee Report – Commissioner Chapo
       a. Marketing Report
       b. Strategic Plan Update
       c. NTC Promotional Product Sales Update
10.    New Business
11.    Adjourn

*Denotes Action Item

Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda, posted October 18, 2019, 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.