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Lodgers Tax Advisory Board
Location
Rio Rancho City Hall, 3200 Civic Center Circle

Members
Noreen Scott
Larry Chavez
Charlette Otero
Bina Bhart
Nico Ortiz
Richard Holcomb
Virginia Pennell

Meetings
The first Thursday of every second month at 10 a.m. Meeting months are February, April, June, August, October, and December.

The October 2, 2014, meeting has been canceled.

View meeting minutes and agendas.

Purpose
The Board shall:

(1) Advise the Governing Body on expenditure of funds authorized under § 37.02, for advertising, publicizing and promoting tourist attractions and facilities in the city or surrounding area;

(2) Set rules and regulations as are necessary for the operation of the Board;

(3) Conduct public forums upon the request or approval of the City Council or Mayor upon matters as the City Council or Mayor may from time to time direct;

(4) Identify areas of concern in the community as they relate to tourism-related industries and promote mutual trust, understanding and respect between residents and their governmental agencies.

Appointment/Qualifications/Terms
The Mayor shall appoint an advisory board of five members with the confirmation of the City Council.

The five-member advisory board shall consist of two members who are owners or operators of lodgings subject to the occupancy tax with the city, two members who are owners operators of industries located within the city that primarily provide services or products to tourists and one member who is a resident of the city and represents the general public.

The terms of appointment for the members of the Board shall be staggered for overlapping terms of three years.