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.

Agendas & Minutes

Meeting agendas and approved minutes are posted as they become available.


Member Name Seat Term Expires
Stephen Arnold, Vice Chair Hospitality June 2025
Keith Schlegel At-Large June 2026
John Farrell Hospitality June 2024
James Fluker, Chair At-Large June 2024
Margaret Johnson Lodging June 2024
Cecile Eck Lodging June 2026
Martin Lesch Cultural Organization June 2026

Information & Resources

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.
  • Staff Contact:

Meeting Schedule

Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee Meeting Archives

* Historical Agendas, Minutes and Videos for 2018 to present may be accessed via the Meeting Calendar

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