CLEARWATER, FL (August 11, 2006) – The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners in November will appoint new members to the Tourist Development Council (TDC) that oversees the tourism marketing activities of Pinellas County. As stated in the Pinellas County Ordinance and referenced in Florida Statute 125.0104, the requirements for non-elected official TDC members are that the board is comprised of persons who are involved in the tourist industry and have demonstrated an interest in tourist development with not less than three members nor more than four being owners or operators of motels, hotels, RV parks or other tourist accommodations and subject to the tourist development tax. All applicants must be a Pinellas County resident and registered voter in the county.
Anyone in the tourism industry interested in being considered for appointment to the TDC by the Board of County Commissioners should contact Carole Ketterhagen at the CVB office, 13805 58th Street N, Suite 2-200, Clearwater, FL, 33760 or by calling 727-464-7211 to request an application form.
The St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is the countywide tourism management and marketing organization responsible for developing and promotions the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area as a leisure, business, convention, conference, sports and film production destination. The St. Petersburg/Clearwater area is the leading destination on Florida’s Gulf coast, drawing more than five million overnight visitors annually. The area is best known for record-breaking sunshine and 35 miles of spectacular beaches, including Fort De Soto Park, named America’s Best Beach 2005 by Dr. Beach. A variety of attractions, world-class museums, sporting activities and nature-related experiences are also readily available.
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