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01/02/18
Meeting Notice

Meeting Notice - Draft Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting

January 16, 2018 at 1:30pm CST

Lincoln Community Foundation

215 Centennial Mall South, 5th Floor Conference Room

Lincoln, NE  68508

 

Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Deb Loseke, Chair

A public hearing will be held at 1:30 p.m., to consider the adoption of newly created regulations for the Nebraska Tourism Commission, Title 266, Chapter 1, Grants. *

  1. Welcome and Approval of Agenda *
  2. Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda
  3. Approval of October 19, 2017 Meeting Minutes *
  4. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Jasnoch *
  5. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Loseke
    1. Tentative schedule of 2018 commission meetings
    2. Committee reviews
    3. Executive Director performance review *
  6. Director’s Report – John Ricks
    1. Commission Budget
    2. Staffing
    3. 2018 Travel Counselor Program *
    4. Grant Programs
    5. Denver Stock Show 2018
    6. Tourism Promotional Cash Fund creation status
  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. 2018 State Fair discussion – Alex Duryea *
  9. 2018 Plains Safari update – Alex Duryea *  
  10. NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Jasnoch
  11. New Business
    1. Next meeting: March 8, 2018 in Columbus
  12. Adjourn

*Denotes Action Item

 

Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda, posted January 2, 2017, 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.

 

10/05/17
Meeting Notice

Meeting Notice - Draft Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting

October 19, 2017 at 10:00am CST

La Vista Conference Center

12520 Westport Parkway

La Vista, NE 68128

 

Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Deb Loseke, Chair

  1. Welcome and Approval of Agenda *
  2. Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda
  3. Approval of Aug 31, 2017 Meeting Minutes *
  4. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report *
  5. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Loseke
    1. Election of Executive Officers
    2. Committee reviews and nominations *
  6. Director’s Report – John Ricks
    1. Denver Stock Show 2018
    2. Japan Trade Mission report
    3. Research efforts
    4. Status of Commission RFPs *
    5. Introduction of Marketing Partners
    6. Advertising Sales Cash Fund creation status
    7. Eclipse Impact Study Results
  7. Commission Committee Reports
    1. Tourism Conference Committee – Karen Kollars
    2. Policy and Procedures Committee – Commissioner Kuhn
      1. Rules and Regulations *
    3. Tourism Marker Committee – Commissioner Jasnoch *
    4. Marketing Committee - Commissioner Dixon, Angela Sears
  8. 2017 State Fair Results Report – Alex Duryea *
  9. 2017 Travel Counselor Program Report – Micheal Collins
  10. 2017 Passport Program Report – Erin Wirth
  11. NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Jasnoch
  12. New Business
    1. Next meeting: January 16, 2018 in Lincoln, NETA Legislative Event
    2. Schedule 2018 commission meetings
  13. Adjourn

*Denotes Action Item

 

Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda, posted October 5, 2017, 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.

08/17/17
Meeting Notice

Meeting Notice - Draft Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting

August 31, 2017 at 10:00am CST

Kearney Visitors Bureau

1007 Second Avenue

Kearney, NE 68847

 

Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Deb Loseke, Chair

  1. Approval of Agenda *

  2. Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda

  3. Approval of May 2, 2017 Meeting Minutes *

  4. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report - Commissioner Burke *

    1. Agency Budget Review

    2. Mid-Biennium Adjustment Request *

    3. Agency Cash Reserve Balance Policy *

  5. Discussion of Video Conferencing Meetings

  6. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Loseke

  7. Director’s Report – John Ricks

    1. Japan Trade Mission

    2. State Fair/2018 Trade Show outlook

    3. Nebraska Visitors Development Act Changes/LB222

    4. Research efforts

    5. Status of Commission RFPs *

    6. Commission/Department of Roads Partnership Roadway Signage

    7. Advertising Sales Cash Fund creation *

    8. Eclipse Impact Study

  8. Commission Committee Reports

    1. Tourism Conference Committee - Commissioner Burke

    2. Policy and Procedures Committee – Commissioner Kuhn

      1. Rules and Regulations

    3. Tourism Marker Committee – Commissioner Jasnoch, Commissioner Schlegel *

    4. Marketing Committee - Commissioner Dixon, Angela Sears

  9. NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Jasnoch

  10. New Business

    1. Upcoming Commission Meetings

      October 19: LaVista, Nebraska Tourism Conference (10:00 a.m.)

  11. Adjourn

*Denotes Action Item

 

Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda, posted August 17, 2017, 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.

04/13/17
Meeting Notice

Meeting Notice - Draft Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting

May 2, 2017 at 1:00pm CST

Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau

609 W. Norfolk Ave

Norfolk, NE 68701

 

Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Deb Loseke, Chair

  1. Approval of Agenda *

  2. Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda

  3. Approval of March 13, 2017 Meeting Minutes *

  4. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report - Commissioner Burke *

    1. Agency Budget for FY2017-2019

  5. Discussion of Video Conferencing Meetings

  6. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Loseke

    1. Temporary Lodging for Commission Director *

  7. Director’s Report – John Ricks

    1. Nebraska Visitors Development Act Changes/LB222

    2. Status of Advertising/Grant Opportunity Program*

    3. Timeline for FY2017-2018 Grant Programs *

    4. Data analysis/research *

    5. Status of Commission RFPs *

    6. Commission/Department of Roads Partnership Roadway Signage

    7. ABA Marketplace Discussion

  8. Commission Committee Reports

    1. Tourism Conference Committee - Commissioner Burke

    2. Policy and Procedures Committee – Commissioner Kuhn

      1. Draft Rules and Regulations

    3. Tourism Marker Committee – Commissioner Jasnoch, Commissioner Schlegel *

    4. Marketing Committee - Commissioner Dixon, Angela Sears

  9. NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Jasnoch

  10. New Business

    1. Upcoming Commission Meetings

      August 22: Kearney (10:00 a.m.)
      October 19: LaVista, Nebraska Tourism Conference (10:00 a.m.)

  11. Adjourn

 

* Denotes Action Item

Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda, posted April 13, 2017, 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.

03/01/17
2017 Meeting Schedule

Nebraska Tourism Commission Tentative Meeting Schedule in 2017:

January 12, 2017 - Senator's Luncheon at the Capitol followed by meeting at Lincoln Community Foundation Bldg, Lincoln

February 23, 2017 - Agri/Eco-Tourism Conference, Broken Bow

March 13, 2017 - Nebraska Tourism Commission, Lincoln

May 2, 2017 - Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau, Norfolk

August 31, 2017 - Kearney Visitors Bureau, Kearney

October 19 - Annual Tourism Conference, La Vista

 


Meeting times and specific location(s) will be listed on the Commission’s agenda which will be posted prior to each meeting. For additional information or questions, contact the Nebraska Tourism Commission 402-471-3796.