Board Of County Commissioners

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The Chelan County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee was established by resolution No. 97-151 on Dec. 1, 1997, and re-established on Jan. 27, 2014, by resolution 2014-11; and the Chelan County Promotions Committee was established on Jan. 27, 2014, by resolution No. 2014-12 to coordinate the Visit Chelan County campaign. The Board of County Commissioners determined these two committees should be revitalized and has combined their efforts.

RCW 67.28.1817 states commissioners have the authority to appoint members of a Lodging Tax Advisory Committee in equal number between revenue-generating businesses and organizations funded by the tax revenue. The committee's chairman must be an elected official.

 

News & Announcements

New! 2023 lodging tax dollar allocations will be announced in late December. LTAC continues to review the 2023 applications for lodging tax dollars. The application period is closed. Watch for an announcement of the awards at the end of December. Please remember this is not the application period related to capital projects. A call for capital projects is expected this winter.

 

Committee Members

The vision of LTAC is to elevate Chelan County into the premier destination for travelers in the Pacific Northwest. Its mission is to enhance, protect and promote Chelan County’s tourism industry for generations to come. Resolution 2021-72 establishes the board members and their terms.

Tiffany Gering, Chelan County Commissioner
Chairman, Lodging Tax Advisory/Visit Chelan County Committee

Tiffany.Gering@co.chelan.wa.us/509-667-6215

 

Representing Lodging Tax Revenue-Generating Businesses

Chuck Schuringa, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort Term expires 6/1/2023
Taylor Boyd, Bavarian Lodge Term expires 6/1/2023
Eric Featherstone, Wapato Point Resort Term expires 6/1/2025
Jeana Steiner, Chelan Valley Farms    Term expires 6/1/2025

 

Representing Organizations Potentially Funded by Lodging Tax Revenue

Brian Bolz Term expires 6/1/2023
Steve Maher, Run Wenatchee & Our Valley, Our Future Term expires 6/1/2023
George Velazquez, TREAD Term expires 6/1/2025
Troy Campbell, Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce Term expires 6/1/2025

 

LTAC & Visit Chelan County Officers

LTAC Chair Tiffany Gering
LTAC Vice Chair Troy Campbell
LTAC Secretary Anabel Torres
LTAC Treasurer Cathy Mulhall
Visit Chelan County Chair Tiffany Gering
Visit Chelan County Vice Chair Troy Campbell
Visit Chelan County Secretary Taylor Boyd
Visit Chelan County Treasurer George Velasquez

 

Meetings & Schedule

The board meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m.

Meeting Minutes and Agenda

Posted: 07/15/2021 01:34 PM
Last Updated: 11/21/2022 10:11 AM

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 21
    Dec 2022
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - December 21, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 21
    Dec 2022
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Civil Service Commission

    Posted by: Human Resources

    The Chelan County Civil Service Commission will be meeting on Dec. 21.

    Chelan County Commissioners Office, meeting room No. 1
  • 14
    Dec 2022
    06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission - December 14, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 12
    Dec 2022
    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    The Board of Law Library Trustees - Special Meeting

    Posted by: Superior Court

    Chelan County Law Library Special Meeting

    Law & Justice Building in an assigned courtroom of Superior Court
  • 10
    Dec 2022
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    December Parenting Class - English Only

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

    Supporting Children Through Divorce is a four-hour educational program designed to help parents focus on the needs of their children during and after divorce and separation.

    Chelan County Administration Building - Enter building from Douglas Street