Accommodations Tax

Board, Commission, or Committee Meeting
Thursday, January 18, 2018
4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
5:00 PM
115 US Highway 17 North, Surfside Beach, SC 29575

The Accommodations Tax Committee will meet the Thursday, the 18th day  of January to consider recommendations for the upcoming FY2018-2019 Municipal Budget.

 

Grant Requests must be delivered to the Town Clerk on or before January 10th at 5:00 p.m. to be considered at this meeting. The grant application form may be downloaded from http://www.surfsidebeach.org/accommodations-tax. Printed forms are available at town hall. Grants are available for the following purposes:

“Tourism‑related expenditures” include:

           (i) advertising and promotion of tourism so as to develop and increase tourist attendance through the generation of publicity;

           (ii) promotion of the arts and cultural events;

           (iii) construction, maintenance, and operation of facilities for civic and cultural activities including construction and maintenance of access and other nearby roads and utilities for the facilities;

           (iv) the criminal justice system, law enforcement, fire protection, solid waste collection, and health facilities when required to serve tourists and tourist facilities. This is based on the estimated percentage of costs directly attributed to tourists;

           (v) public facilities such as restrooms, dressing rooms, parks, and parking lots;

           (vi) tourist shuttle transportation;

           (vii) control and repair of waterfront erosion, including beach renourishment;

           (viii) operating visitor information centers.