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RUTHERFORD COUNTY TOURISM COFFEE ROUNDTABLE -Rutherfordton Town Hall February 11, 2015 (click here)
RUTHERFORD COUNTY TOURISM LISTING AND UPDATES FORM (click here)
Mission Statement: To promote the growth of tourism for and in Rutherford County, in accordance with NC Session Law 2011-115.
TDA Legislation (NC Session Law 2011-115)
TDA ByLaws (Adopted December 8, 2011)
Please click on the link below to view the following: 2014 Tourism Development Authority Annual Report, Rutherford county Wayfinding Master Plan, and The Game Changer event.
To view information about the 2015-2016 budget go to:
2015 Strategic Plan and Marketing Plan
2015-2016 Budget and Background
Executive Director: Michelle Whitaker(email)
2014-2015 TDA Board Meetings:
All Board Meetings are held in the Bechtler House* conference room at 12:00 noon unless otherwise noted.
December 11th, 2014
January 22nd, 2015
February 23rd, 2015
Special Called Board Meeting to discuss Budget 2:00 p.m. Location: Bechtler House
March 19th, 2015
This meeting will be located at the Esmeralda Inn in Chimney Rock, NC
April 23rd, 2015
May 21st, 2015 (NOTICE OF TIME CHANGE: Meeting will be held at 3:30 pm)
June 3rd, 2015: Rescheduled meeting from May 21st, 2015. Will be held at 12 noon.
June 18th, 2015 : Rescheduled for June 29th, 2015 (Notice of Public Hearing)
2014-2015 TDA Board Members:
Dawn Hemmelgarn (Chair)
Dan Hegeman(1st Vice Chair)
Denise Holland (2nd Vice Chair)
RCTDA Executive Committee Meetings:
Meetings are held at 8:00am at the Bechtler House Office* unless otherwise noted.
February 23rd, 2015 3:00 p.m.-CANCELLED
March 12th, 2015
April 16th, 2015
May 14th, 2015 - CANCELLED
June 11th, 2015
Executive Committee Members: Dawn Hemmelgarn, Dan Hegeman, Denise Holland, Michelle Whitaker
RCTDA Finance Committee Meetings:
These meetings take place at 9:00 am in the Rutherford County Offices Building, unless otherwise noted.
March 17th, 2015- Cancelled
April 21st, 2015
May 19th, 2015
June 16th, 2015
Finance Committee Members: Dawn Hemmelgarn, Paula Roach, Sherry Lavender, Richard Lundy, Michelle Whitaker
2015 VIN/Wayfinding Committee Meetings:
All meetings will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, except in December. Meetings are held at 1:00 p.m. at the Bechtler House in Rutherfordton.
January 21, 2015
March 4, 2015
March 18, 2015
April 15, 2015
May 20, 2015
June 17, 2015
July 15, 2015
August 19, 2015
September 16, 2015
October 21, 2015
November 18, 2015
Static Sign Progress Map:
Questions about Occupancy Taxes?
Please contact Jeanette Bosgra at the Rutherford County Finance office. (828) 287-6211
*Bechtler House Office
Location: 130 West 6th Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Phone: (828) 287-6013
Rutherford County Welcome Center
Location: 2932 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, NC 28746
Phone: (828) 287-6113
To view approved TDA minutes, Strategic Goals, Work Plans and Budget; as well as, a list of TDA Board members please see the sidebar listing to the left.
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