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Mission Statement: To promote the growth of tourism for and in Rutherford County, in accordance with NC Session Law 2011-115.
Visit the TDA Website!
RUTHERFORD COUNTY TOURISM COFFEE ROUNDTABLE -Rutherfordton Town Hall February 11, 2015 (click here)
RUTHERFORD COUNTY TOURISM LISTING AND UPDATES FORM (click here)
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)
2015-2016 'Tentative' TDA Board Meetings (to be voted on by board):
All Board Meetings are held in the Bechtler House* conference room at 12:00 noon unless otherwise noted.
July 30th, 2015 - Cancelled
September 10th, 2015- Rescheduled for September 16th, 2015 at 12 noon.
October 22nd, 2015
December 3rd, 2015
January 14th, 2016
February 25th, 2016
March 17th, 2016 (board retreat)
April 7th, 2016
May 5th, 2016
June 2nd, 2016
June 16th, 2016 (notice of public hearing)
2015-2016 TDA Board Members:
Richard Lundy (Chair)
RCTDA ' Tentative ' Executive Committee Meetings (to be voted on by board):
Meetings are held at 8:00am at the Bechtler House Office* unless otherwise noted.
July 23rd, 2015
September 3rd, 2015
October 15th, 2015
November 26th, 2015
January 7th, 2016
February 18th, 2016
March 10th, 2016
March 31st, 2016
April 28th, 2016
May 26th, 2016
RCTDA Finance Committee Meetings:
These meetings take place at 9:00 am in the Rutherford County Offices Building, unless otherwise noted.
Meeting Dates: To Be Determined
VIN/Wayfinding Committee Meetings:
Meetings are held at 1:00 p.m. at the Bechtler House in Rutherfordton.
July 15, 2015-Cancelled
August 19, 2015-Cancelled
September 16, 2015-Rescheduled September 30, 2015
October 21, 2015
November 18, 2015
January 20th, 2016
February 17th, 2016
March 16th, 2016
April 20th, 2016
May 18th, 2016
June 15th, 2016
Visitor Information Network Wayfinding Master Plan
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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