Cultural and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board

Grant applications are due November 16, 2018. How to apply for a grant​.

Overview​

The Salem Cultural and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board advises the City Council on matters pertaining to the use of the transient occupancy tax, cultural activities, and convention and tourism business in Salem. The Salem Cultural and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board encourages development of a unified approach to promoting Salem; recommending an annual budget to implement such activities; and reviewing and making recommendations on the performance of contractors funded by the transient occupancy tax.

The board advises the City Council on programs and issues affecting the promotion of Salem, particularly in the area of cultural amenities and tourism. The board’s functions shall include advice and/or recommendations on:

  • Allocation of the transient occupancy tax (TOT)
  • Request for proposals for services necessary for the development and promotion of conventions and tourism
  • Coordination of activities with other public and private organizations including all TOT recipients involved in the promotion and/or the enhancement of the quality of life in Salem
  • Review and comment on all quarterly/mid-year/annual reports filed with the City by TOT recipients
  • Conduct other related functions deemed as necessary or beneficial to promote convention and tourism business in Salem

The Salem Cultural and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board meets at 5:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Agendas and meeting packet materials are available no later than 5:30 p.m. on the Friday prior to the Tuesday meeting.

Special membership requirements:

  • The members shall be residents of or have their places of business in the City of Salem
  • One member shall be a representative of the for-profit tourism industry
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    Authority: SRC Chapter 16

    Number of members: 9

    Type of appointment: Mayoral recommendation with City Council approval

    Length of term: 3 years

​Grant reporting forms

Grant recipients must complete the appropriate reporting form at the end of the grant year.

Title (with link to item)Type
TOT Grant - Event Budget Sheet FY 18-19transient-occupancy-tax-grant-report-form-events-budget-sheet.xlsx
TOT Grant Reporting Form - Facility Operators FY 18-19transient-occupancy-tax-grant-report-form-facility.docx
TOT Grant Reporting Form - CIP FY 18-19transient-occupancy-tax-grant-report-form-cip.docx
TOT Grant Reporting Form - Events FY 18-19transient-occupancy-tax-grant-report-form-events.docx
DateDocument TitleTypeFile Size
12/11/2018Cultural-Tourism-Promotion-Advisory-Board-Agenda-2018-12-11.pdf24627 KB
9/11/2018Cultural-Tourism-Promotion-Advisory-Board-Agenda-2018-09-11.pdf4044 KB
8/14/2018cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2018-08-14.pdf8216 KB
6/12/2018cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2018-06-12.pdf7956 KB
6/12/20181. cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2018-06-12.pdf196 KB
5/8/2018cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2018-05-08.pdf6789 KB
4/10/2018cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-packet-2018-04-10.pdf2971 KB
3/13/2018cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2018-03-13.pdf4419 KB
2/13/2018cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2018-02-13.pdf7895 KB
1/9/2018cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2018-01-09.pdf11779 KB
12/12/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda_packet-2017-12-12.pdf3291 KB
9/12/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-09-12.pdf3028 KB
8/8/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-08-08.pdf10576 KB
7/11/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-07-11.pdf6238 KB
6/13/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-06-13.pdf4556 KB
5/9/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-20170509.pdf193 KB
5/9/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-05-09.pdf3371 KB
5/9/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-minutes-2017-05-09.pdf110 KB
4/11/2017cultural-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-04-11.pdf4866 KB
3/14/2017cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-03-14.pdf5726 KB
2/15/2017cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-02-15.pdf3697 KB
1/10/2017cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2017-01-10.pdf1415 KB
12/13/2016cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2016-12-13.pdf10756 KB
9/30/2016cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2016-09-30.pdf114 KB
9/13/2016cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2016-09-13.pdf4664 KB
8/9/2016cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2016-08-09.pdf4525 KB
7/12/2016cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2016-07-12.pdf2313 KB
6/14/2016cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2016-06-14.pdf3578 KB
5/10/2016cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2016-05-10.pdf4027 KB
4/12/2016cultural-and-tourism-promotion-advisory-board-agenda-2016-04-12.pdf3427 KB
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Member
Position
Appointment
Term
Term Expires
Adam Kohler04/24/20172nd07/01/2020
Claudia L Vorse09/11/2017Partial06/30/2019
Elaine M Worden07/01/20181st06/30/2021
Gaelen A Mcallister10/08/20181st06/30/2021
Jonathan Baker09/11/2017Partial06/30/2019
Laura Tesler06/26/20171st06/30/2020
Michelle Cordova04/24/2017Partial06/30/2019
Rita Siong10/08/2018Partial06/30/2020
Scott SnyderRepresentative of the for-profit tourism industry07/01/20181st06/30/2021
What’s happening
Dec. 11
Salem Cultural and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board Meeting5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.Anderson Room B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Contact us

Chris NeiderManagement Analyst IICommunity Development Department
Mailing address:
555 Liberty ST SE RM 305
Salem OR 97301
Phone: