Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee

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The Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee reviews applications from community organizations for tourism grant funds for projects that attract visitors to Hilton Head Island and makes recommendations to Town Council regarding the disbursement of Accommodations Tax Funds.


Member Name Seat Term Expires
Stephen Arnold Hospitality June 2025
James Berghausen At-Large June 2023
John Farrell Hospitality June 2024
James Fluker, Chair At-Large June 2024
Margaret Johnson Lodging June 2024
Cecile Eck Lodging June 2023
Richard Thomas, Vice Chair Cultural Organization June 2023

Agendas, Minutes & Video

Date Meeting Title Agenda eComment Minutes Video
April 6, 2023
Regular Meeting
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* Historical Agendas, Minutes and Videos for 2018 to present may be accessed via the Meeting Calendar

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Committee Information

  • Members: 7
  • Terms: 3 years
  • Meetings: July thru December as needed at 9 am
    View Meeting Schedule for exceptions
  • Membership Requirements: Members selected from the Hospitality Industry, including two from the Lodging Industry and at least one representing Cultural Organizations.
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Meeting Schedule