To advise and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on how best to distribute and expend lodging tax revenue.
KJ Lange (Nordic Hill Manor)
Kelly Smith (Evolve Vacation Rental Network, Inc.)
Charlee Glock-Jackson (Olalla Americana Music Festival)
Carla Larson (Silverdale Whaling Days)
Robert Gelder, Chair (Kitsap County Board of County Commissioners)
2022 schedule for the distribution of the 2023 funds will be as follows:
August 12, 2022 @ 3:00pm
LODGING TAX INTERVIEWS
Monday, Aug. 29, 8 a.m. to noon
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
To join by phone, call 253-215-8782
Webinar ID: 892 5274 3573
Tuesday, Aug. 30 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Webinar ID: 857 3462 4943
Kitsap County Administration Building
619 Division Street, Main floor, Port Orchard
The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is composed of at least five members, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The committee membership includes: (a) at least two members who are representatives of businesses required to collect the lodging tax; and (b) at least two members who are persons involved in activities authorized to be funded by revenue received. Persons who are eligible for appointment under (a) of this section are not eligible for appointment under (b) of this section. Person who are eligible for appointment under (b) of this section are not eligible for appointment under (a) of this section.
The number of members who are representatives of businesses required to collect tax must equal the number of members who are involved in activities authorized to be funded by revenue received. One member shall be an elected official of Kitsap County who shall serve as chair. The committee may include one nonvoting member who is an elected official of a city or town in Kitsap County.
Individuals representing organizations involved in activities and local agencies promoting tourism that are authorized to be funded by lodging tax revenue but which are not applying for funds in current distribution year, and businesses required to collect lodging tax, may apply to serve on the committee.
Lee Reyes 360-337-4471, firstname.lastname@example.orgVicki Martin 360-337-4788, email@example.com