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File #: 20-11    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/8/2020 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action:
Title: A Resolution Making Appointments to the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority and Selecting a Chair Person PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to consider appointing a member to the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority (CTDA) and to select a chair person.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - A Resolution Making an Appointment to the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority, 2. Attachment B - Carrboro Tourism Development Authority Applications, 3. Attachment C - CTDA Membership Roster
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A Resolution Making Appointments to the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority and Selecting a Chair Person

PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to consider appointing a member to the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority (CTDA) and to select a chair person.
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DEPARTMENT: Town Clerk

CONTACT INFORMATION: Cathy Dorando

INFORMATION: The CTDA was established by Section 8A of the Carrboro Town Code. All terms expire annually in January. The Town Clerk advertised the opening and received two applications. The Board shall also appoint a chair person. The current chair is Donald Strickland and he is seeking reappointment to the Authority and is prepared to continue as chair.

The attached resolution reappoints Daniel Mayer and Donald Strickland to the TDA and reappoints Donald Strickland as the Chair.

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: The Hotel/Motel Room Occupancy Tax is a tax for the Town of Carrboro and the distribution of the tax is outlined in Section 8A-4 of the Carrboro Town Code:

Section 8A-4. Distribution and Use of Tax Revenue.
The town shall, on a quarterly basis, remit the net proceeds of the occupancy tax to the Carrboro
Tourism Development Authority (CTDA). The CTDA shall use at least two-thirds of the funds remitted to it under this section to promote travel and tourism in Carrboro and shall use the remainder for tourism-related expenditures. The following definitions apply in this section:

(1) Net Proceeds. Gross proceeds less the cost to the town of administering and collecting the tax, as determined by the finance officer, not to exceed three percent (3%) of the first five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) of gross proceeds collected each year and one percent (1%) of the remaining gross receipts collected each year.

(2) Promote travel and tourism. To advertise or market an area or activity, publish and distribute pamphlets and other materials, conduct market research, o...

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