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Orange County Tourist Development Tax Citizen Advisory Task Force to Hold Fourth Meeting, Wednesday June 7, 2023, at 1 p.m.

Mayor Demings' SealWHAT:

Orange County Tourist Development Tax (TDT) Citizen Advisory Task Force will meet for the fourth time this Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at 1 p.m.

The goal of this task force is to review and provide input to the Board of County Commissioners and Tourist Development Council on potential uses of future, unencumbered TDT revenues within current statutory framework.

Scheduled to Present:
Association to Preserve African American Society, History and Traditions (PAST)
Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs
Orange County Convention Center
Florida Citrus Sports
Greater Orlando Sports Commission.

The full agenda can be found online at the County Calendar.


The task force is co-chaired by Jane Healy, former Managing Editor of the Orlando Sentinel, and Tony Jenkins, Florida Blue Market President for the Central Florida region and comprised of a diverse, cross-section of Orange County residents, with members from government, trade groups, the hospitality industry, and Chambers of Commerce that represent the range of Orange County populations.

A full list of Task Force members can be found at


Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at 1 a.m. – 5 p.m.


County Administration Building—1st Floor BCC Chambers
201 S. Rosalind Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801


Orange TV will carry the TDT Citizen Advisory Task Force meeting live. Viewing options include Channel 488 on Spectrum, Channel 9 on Comcast, 1081 CenturyLink Prism TV, WSWF Channel 10.2 (over the air), stream live at and you can view via the Orange TV app on ROKU in the Education category.


Orange County, Florida is one of the top travel destinations in the world. Orange County is expected to welcome 75 million visitors this year, returning to a pre-pandemic level. Tourism is a $75 billion industry and accounts for approximately 24% of employment in Orange County. The Orange County TDT, paid by visitors staying in hotels and short-term rentals, has raised significant dollars since its inception and proceeds have been used to invest in iconic public facilities that draw millions of tourists to the community.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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