Tourism CommissionJune 12, 2024

June 12, 2024 Agenda — original pdf

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1. REGULAR MEETING of the TOURISM COMMISSION BOARD June 12, 2024, at 3:00 pm City Hall Board & Commission Room 1101 301 W. Second St Austin, Texas 78701 Some members of the Tourism Commission Board may be participating by videoconference. The meeting may be viewed online at: Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely via telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Felicia Ojeda, 512.404.4022 or CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Daniel Ronan, Chair Aileen Bazan Mike Cannatti Stefani Mathis John Riedie Bishop Chappell Ed Bailey, Vice Chair Greg Chanon District 4 (vacant) Anna Panossian Christian Tschoepe AGENDA CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first 10 speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the Tourism Commission Board Regular Meeting on May 8, 2024. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. DISCUSSION ITEMS Staff briefing from Staff Liaison, Felicia Ojeda, regarding the vacancy on the board and upcoming schedule changes for upcoming meetings. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Presentation by Catherine Whited, Co-Chair of the Austin Museum Partnership, regarding Austin Museum Economy and its impact on Tourism. Presentation by Rowena Dasch, Executive Director of the Neill-Cochran House Museum, regarding the Neill-Cochran House Museum and implications for Museum Tourism in Austin. Presentation by Brittany Petrilli, Executive Director of the Texas Association of Museums, regarding the Texas Museum Economy in Texas and implications for Austin, Texas Tourism Economy. Discussion of the Annual Internal Review for the Tourism Commission Board. 6. WORKING GROUPS Update from the Short-Term Rental Working Group on any new reports regarding the STRs recommendation and efforts with city council. Update from the Parks and Environment Working Group regarding the recommendation on Parks funding to city council. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Felicia Ojeda at Austin Convention Center Department, at, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Tourism Commission Board, please contact Felicia Ojeda at 512.404.4022 or The next Tourism Commission meeting will be on July 15, 2024, in City Hall Chambers Room 1001 at 2:30pm.