Meeting Notice

Meeting Notice - Draft Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting

August 29, 2018 at 10:00am CST

The Chocolate Bar Meeting Room

116 W. 3rd Street

Grand Island, NE 68801


Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Deb Loseke, Chair

A public hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m., to consider the adoption of newly created regulations for the Nebraska Tourism Commission, Title 266, Chapter 2, Tourism Markers. *

  1. Welcome and Approval of Agenda *
  2. Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda
  3. Approval of May 8, 2018 Meeting Minutes *
  4. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Jasnoch *
    1. Review and Approval of Agency Biennial Budget Request *
  5. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Loseke
  6. Director’s Report – John Ricks
    1. Lodging Tax Performance
    2. Staffing
    3. Tourism Promotional Cash Fund status
    4. 2019 Denver Stock Show
  7. Commission Committee Reports
    1. Policy and Procedures Committee – Commissioner Kuhn
      1. Rules and Regulations
    2. Tourism Marker Committee – Commissioner Jasnoch
    3. Marketing Committee - Commissioner Dixon
  8. NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Jasnoch
  9. Grant Update and Upcoming Application Cycle – Heather Hogue *
  10. 2018 Tourism Conference Budget Review – Karen Kollars *
  11. Commission Meeting Schedule for 2019
    1. Discuss potential video conference meetings in 2019
  12. New Business
    1. Next meetings:

October 16, 2018 in Nebraska City

  1. Adjourn

*Denotes Action Item


Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda, posted August 28, 2018, 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.