Meeting Notice 8/14/2020

Meeting Notice - Agenda
Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting
August 14, 2020 at 10:30am MST; 11:30am CST
Legacy of the Plains Museum
2930 Old Oregon Trail, Gering, NE 69341

Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Roger Kuhn, Chair

1.  Welcome and Approval of Agenda *
2.  Welcome to Scottsbluff – Commissioner Lehl
3.  Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda 
4.  Approval of June 16, 2020 Meeting Minutes * 
5.  Approval of July 22, 2020 Meeting Minutes*
6.  Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Stavas *
    a.  Biennial Budget
    b.  Lodging Tax Performance
7.  Director’s Report and NTC Project Updates – John Ricks and NTC staff
    a.  Strategic Plan – Outline/Next Steps
    b.  2020 Nebraska Tourism Conference *
    c.  Economic Development Administration (EDA) Grant Opportunities; Travel America Act; USTTA
8.  Commission Committee Reports 
    a.  Legislative Committee/NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Jasnoch
    b.  Marketing Committee – John Ricks
9.  Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Kuhn
10.  New Business
    a.  Upcoming meetings:
        September Meeting via Zoom for budget approval – date TBD
        October 22 – Grand Island 

11.  Adjourn

    *Denotes Action Item
Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda, posted August 12, 2020, kept current and available for inspection on the Commission’s website, visitnebraska.com.  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.