Meeting Notice 1/26/2023

Meeting Notice

Nebraska Tourism Commission Videoconference Meeting

January 26, 2023, at 10:00am CST at the following location:

Nebraska Tourism Commission

Nebraska State Office Building

301 Centennial Mall South, 1st Floor

Lincoln, NE 68509


Calamus Outfitters, 83721 Valleyview Ave Burwell, NE 68823


National Willa Cather Center, Conf. Room

425 N Webster St, Red Cloud NE 68970


Lincoln Children’s Zoo

Hubbard Center, 1222 S 27th Street Lincoln, NE


Gering Civic Center

1050 M Street, Gering NE 69341


Chairman of the Meeting:  Commissioner Roger Jasnoch, Chair

  1. Welcome and Approval of Agenda *
  2. Public Comment Period for items listed on the Agenda
  3. Approval of October 25, 2022 Meeting Minutes *
  4. Financial Update and Finance Committee Report – Commissioner Stavas
    1. Budget Status Review *
    2. Lodging Tax Performance
  5. Director’s Report and NTC Project Updates – John Ricks and NTC staff
    1. Final Report from 2022 Tourism Conference
    2. 2022 Annual Report
    3. FY2022-2023 Grant Program Awards *
      1. Directed Marketing Discussion for 2023-2024 Grant Program
    4. Agency Contract Renewals *
    5. Holiday Passport Program Report
    6. Upcoming 2023 Group Tour Activities
    7. MarkeTech Agritourism & Adventure Travel Workshop
  6. Commission Committee Reports
    1. Legislative Committee – Commissioner Lehl
    2. Marketing Committee - Commissioner Chapo
  7. Commission Chair Report - Commissioner Jasnoch
  1. Director Performance Review *
  1. New Business
    1. Upcoming meetings:
      1. Secure dates for 2023 schedule *
    2. Travel Conference 2024 Locations
    3. Election of Executive Committee Officers *
      1. Commission Chair
      2. Vice Chair, Past Commission Chair, Treasurer, At-Large

9.    Adjourn*

*Denotes Action Item

Open Meetings Law of the State of Nebraska will be available in the meeting room. Proposed agenda, posted January 24, 2023, 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.