Lodging Tax Advisory Committee-Membership Openings

Vacancy Notice

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

The Okanogan County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) (members determined by RCW 67.28.1817) shall advise the Board of County Commissioners on the appropriation of the annual investment of lodging tax revenues which the county receives from businesses that provide overnight transient lodging. LTAC membership is designated by commissioner resolution (125-2014) and by individual appointment letters by the Board of County Commissioners. LTAC membership include three representatives from the hotel industry (collectors), three representatives of agencies that qualify and use lodging tax (receivers), and is chaired by an elected member of the Board of County Commissioners. One collector and one receiver each serve one of the three Okanogan County Commissioner Districts. Persons who are both collectors and receivers may not serve on the LTAC. The LTAC shall meet as often as necessary, but no less than four times annually.

Currently, there is one open position on the committee; one position representing Commissioner District #1 (Omak, Coulee Dam, and Reservation Areas). This person must represent a business that collects the Lodging Tax Revenue, for example, representation from the hotel industry, nightly rental or RV campground business.

If you are interested in serving on the Okanogan County LTAC, a letter of interest will be needed.

This letter of interest should include the following information:

  • Your Name, phone number, mailing and email addresses
  • A statement describing your qualifications and why you are interested in filling the position
  • A signed statement of eligibility from the entity you work for that includes the business name, in what capacity you wish to serve on the LTAC (in this case, as a Collector of the tax), and that you do represent that entity.

The letter of interest can be sent to the Okanogan County Commissioners either by email to ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us or by mail to 123 5th Ave N, Rm 150, Okanogan, WA 98840. For questions call Lanie Johns at (509) 422-7100. There is no compensation for serving on this committee.