Orange County Tourist Development Tax Citizen Advisory Task Force to Meet for Final Time, Monday July 17, 2023, at 9 a.m.
Orange County Tourist Development Tax (TDT) Citizen Advisory Task Force will meet for the seventh time this coming Monday, July 17, 2023, at 9 a.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.
J.B. Adams with Adams Learning Inc. will go over and review the second survey results centered around additional recommendations for TDT uses.
Additionally, Co-Chairs will present a final report to the Tourist Development Council on July 18, 2023, and to the Orange County Board of County Commissioners on July 25, 2023.
Monday, July 17, 2023
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
County Administration Building—1st Floor BCC Chambers
201 S. Rosalind Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
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 www.ocfl.net/tdt.
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 www.ocfl.net/orangetv 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.