Meeting Schedule: The Tourist Development Council meets every other month (January, March, May, July, September and November) on the first Friday of that month. Meetings start at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted and are held in the Administration conference room located at 18400 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte.
Background: The Tourist Development Council oversees the operations of the Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB), is mandated by state statute and enforced within Charlotte County.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Defines the VCB's purpose and establishes its governing principles.
Provides advice and consent with regard to policy and goals.
Approves the annual operating budget and monitors VCB's finances.
Provides direction and oversight for the VCB's operations.
Represents the VCB’s interests to external audiences.
Serves as an advocate for tourism and destination issues.