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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.

 http://www.mcconnellgrouppr.com/resources.html

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

October 22nd, 2015

December 3rd, 2015

January 14th, 2016

February 25th, 2015

March 17th, 2016 (board retreat)

April 7th, 2016

May 5th, 2016

June 2nd, 2016

June 30th, 2016 (notice of public hearing)

 

2015-2016 TDA Board Members:

Richard Lundy (Chair)

Amy Bridges

Barbara Meliski

Dawn Hemmelgarn

Diane Barrett

Don Cason

Jamie Harris

Jeff Bradley

Tammy Martell

Willard Whitson

 

 

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

June 23rd, 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

September 16, 2015

October 21, 2015

November 18, 2015

December-No Meeting

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:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zMFJXvq3CXQs.ka7BSbzhm1Ww

 

 

 

 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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