Accommodations Tax

Meetings

  • 4 pm
  • 3rd Wednesday of January
  • Other meetings as business dictates
  • Dick M. Johnson Civic Center
    829 Pine Dr
    Surfside Beach, SC

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Mil Servant, Chairman
    Term: December 12, 2023-December 12, 2027
  • January Buess
    Term: July 14, 2020 to July 14, 2024
  • Jeremy Church
    Term: January 11, 2022 to January 11, 2026
  • Phil Vassar
    Term: November 29, 2023 to November 29, 2027
  • Douglas Weiss
    Term: January 11, 2022 to January 11, 2026
  • Robin Partin  
    Term: November 29, 2023 to November 29, 2027
  • Wendy Foster
    Term: November 29, 2023 to November 29, 2027
  • LaVerne Kreklau | Liaison to Council

Overview

Accommodations Tax

View the Accommodations Tax Funding Application (PDF).

Volunteers Sought

There is one vacancy on the accommodations tax committee. Volunteers must work in the hospitality or lodging industry either in the town or in Horry County, or represent culture and/or arts. If you are interested in serving on this committee, please submit an application form via email to the Town Clerk, fax it to Accommodations Tax Committee at 843-238-5432, or send it via U.S. Mail to:
Accommodations Tax Committee
Town of Surfside Beach
U.S. Highway 17 North
Surfside Beach, SC 29575

Please read further about this committee's purpose. Call 843-913-6333 for more information. Note: Town Code Section 2-61(e) states that a member whose term expires may serve up to one year without official reappointment.

View/print the Application Form (PDF).

Information

Term: 4 years

Duties: This statutory committee makes recommendations to Town Council regarding the expenditure of revenue generated from the accommodations tax.

Qualifications: The committee consists of seven members with a majority being selected from the hospitality industry of the municipality or county receiving the revenue. At least two of the hospitality industry members must be from the lodging industry, where applicable. One member shall represent the cultural organizations of the municipality or county receiving the revenue. Town residency is not required.

Meeting Schedule: This committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of January each year at 4 pm, and has other meetings as business dictates. Meetings are held in the Town Civic Center
829 Pine Dr
Surfside Beach, SC 

This notice is published pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act Section 30-4-80(A) and (E). The public is invited to attend all meetings and events.

Email the Town Clerk or call 843-913-6333 for more information about the Accommodations Tax Committee.

Grant Applications

Grant Applications (PDF) are accepted year-round. Please drop it off at Town Hall or submit it via U.S. Mail to:
Accommodations Tax Committee
Town of Surfside Beach
210 U.S. Highway 17 South
Surfside Beach
SC 29575 

For more information, email Town Clerk Sheri L Medina or call 843-913-6333.

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