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Tourist Development Council

MMBR Liaison: Richard Maladecki

Board Type: Multi-Jurisdictional
Enabling Legislation:
Section 125.0104, Florida Statutes, Ordinance No. 78-7 adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on March 16, 1978, Ordinance No. 86-27 adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on October 27, 1986, and Ordinance No. 2001-16 adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on August 21, 2001.
Membership:
The Council shall be composed of nine members who shall be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The Orange County Mayor or any other member of the Board of County Commissioners as designated by the Mayor shall serve on the council. Two members of the council shall be elected municipal officials, one of whom shall be from the most populous municipality in the county. Six members of the council shall be persons who are involved in the tourist industry and who have demonstrated an interest in tourist development, of which members, not less than three nor more than four shall be owners or operators of motels, hotels, recreational vehicle parks, or other tourist accommodations in the county and subject to the tax. All members of the council shall be electors of the County. The Board of County Commissioners shall designate the chairman of the council on an annual basis. The chairman may be reappointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
Member Types:
  • 1 City of Orlando Elected Official
  • 1 Elected Municipal Official
  • 1 Mayor's Representative
  • 2 Non-Owner not Subject to Tax
  • 3 Owner Subject to Tax
  • 1 Owner or Non-Owner
Term Length: 4 Years
Powers and Duties:
The Council shall, from time to time, make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for the effective operation of special projects or uses of the tourist development tax revenue. The Council shall continuously review expenditures of the tourist development tax revenue, shall receive at least quarterly expenditure reports from the Board of County Commissioners or its designee and shall report to the Board of County Commissioners all expenditures of revenue believed to be unauthorized by the provisions of Article IV of the Orange County Code.
Meetings:
At the discretion of the chairman, at least once each quarter.

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Natalia Garcia
County Administrator's Office
(407) 836-7334

Last Revised: 3/21/2023

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Jodi Bainter Owner Subject to Tax 4/30/2025
David Bartek Owner Subject to Tax 4/30/2025
Mayor Jerry L. Demings Mayor's Representative 12/5/2026
Mayor Buddy Dyer City of Orlando Elected Official 12/31/2028
Mayor Angie Gardner Elected Municipal Official 4/30/2025
Charles James Hawkins II Non-Owner not Subject to Tax 4/30/2025
Jesse Martinez Owner or Non-Owner 4/30/2025
Jonathan McGavin Owner Subject to Tax 4/30/2026
John J. Stine Non-Owner not Subject to Tax 4/30/2026

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June 14, 2024

  • Agenda - Agenda June 14 2024.pdf

April 5, 2024

  • Agenda - Agenda 040524.pdf
  • Minutes - 4-05-2024 Special TDC Meeting Minutes - Approved.pdf

March 1, 2024

  • Agenda - Agenda March 1 2024.pdf
  • Minutes - 3-1-2024 TDC Meeting Minutes -Approved.pdf

October 31, 2023

  • Agenda - Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - 10 31 2023 TDC Meeting Minutes - Approved.pdf

July 18, 2023

  • Agenda - Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - 07-18-2023 Special TDC Meeting Minutes.pdf

June 23, 2023

  • Agenda - Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - 06-23-2023 TDC Meeting Minutes.pdf