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08/27/18
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.

04/25/18
Meeting Notice

Meeting Notice - Draft Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting

May 8, 2018 at 1:00pm CST

Dawson County Opportunity Center

1501 Plum Creek Parkway

Lexington, Nebraska 68850

 

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 March 8, 2018 Meeting Minutes *
  4. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Jasnoch *
  5. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Loseke
    1. Commission Bylaws Revisions *
  6. Director’s Report – John Ricks
    1. Commission Budget and upcoming Biennial Budget Request for FY 2019-2021
    2. Staffing
    3. Tourism Promotional Cash Fund status
    4. Plains Safari Conference
    5. NWSS Denver Stock Show 2019
    6. IPW Conference
  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
      1. Sandhill Crane campaign
      2. Summer campaign update
      3. Passport Program and research
      4. New campaign development
      5. Media Tours
  8. NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Jasnoch
  9. 2018 Tourism Conference Schedule and Budget Review – Karen Kollars *
  10. New Business
    1. Next meetings:

August 29, 2018 in Grand Island

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 April 25, 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.

 

02/23/18
Meeting Notice

Meeting Notice - Draft Agenda

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting

March 8, 2018 at 1:00pm CST

Ramada Columbus Hotel and Conference Center

265 33rd Avenue

Columbus, NE  68601

 

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 January 16, 2018 Meeting Minutes *
  4. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Jasnoch *
  5. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Loseke
  6. Director’s Report – John Ricks
    1. Commission Budget
    2. Staffing
    3. Tourism Promotional Cash Fund status
    4. 2018 Plains Safari highlights
    5. Commission Grant Programs
  7. Commission Committee Reports
    1. Policy and Procedures Committee – Commissioner Kuhn
      1. Rules and Regulations
      2. Commission Bylaws
    2. Tourism Marker Committee – Commissioner Jasnoch
    3. Marketing Committee - Commissioner Dixon
      1. Ad Campaign Development Schedule
  8. NETA Legislative Update – Commissioner Jasnoch
  9. Discussion of changing the format of meeting agendas – Commissioner Lehl *
  10. Discussion of video conferencing – Commissioner Jasnoch *
  11. 2018 Group Tour projects – Micheal Collins
  12. 2018 Nebraska Passport Program update – Erin Wirth
  13. New Business
    1. Next meetings:      May 8, 2018 at 1:00pm in Lexington

August 29, 2018 in Grand Island

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 February 23, 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.

01/18/18
2018 Tentative Meeting Schedule

Nebraska Tourism Commission Tentative Meeting Schedule in 2018:

January 16, 2018 - Lincoln

March 8, 2018 - Columbus

May 8, 2018 - Lexington

August 29, 2018 - Grand Island

October 16, 2018 - Annual Tourism Conference, Nebraska City

 


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.

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.