Meeting Notice 10/19/2021

Nebraska Tourism Commission Meeting
October 19, 2021, 4-6pm CST
Ramada by Wyndham Midtown Grand Island 
2503 South Locust, Grand Island NE 68801

Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Roger Jasnoch, Chair
1.  Welcome and Approval of Agenda *
2. Community Engagement Presentation – Grand Island representative – Brad Mellema
3.  Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda 
4.  Approval of August 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes * 
5.  Director’s Report and NTC Project Updates – John Ricks and NTC staff
    a. Passport Update
    b. Travel Conference RFPs* 
    c. Marketing & Community Impact Grant Programs
    d. ARPA – State & EDA
6. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Stavas
    a. Budget Status Review*
    b.Lodging Tax Performance
7. Legislative Committee Report – Commissioner Lehl 
8. Marketing Committee Report – Commissioner Chapo
    a. Marketing Report
    b. Sentiment Study Update
    c. America 250 – Hospitality & Tourism Council
    d. Semi quincentennial Commission – NTC Representative
9. Commission Chair Report – Commissioner Jasnoch
    a. The following items will be voted on at the October 19 meeting:
        i. Locations and dates of 2022 Commission Meetings*
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 15, 2021 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.