Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC)

What does LTAC do?

The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee advises the City Council on the Visitor Development Strategy, including the use of the lodging tax, also known as the hotel-motel tax. 

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The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee meets quarterly, typically at 9 a.m. on a third Tuesday, with additional meetings as needed, usually in Rooms 107/108 at City Hall. 


State law regulates the requirements for membership of the LTAC, which are:
  • One member – elected official of the city, who shall serve as chair
  • At least 2 members – representatives of businesses required to collect tax
  • At least 2 members – person involved in activities authorized to be funded or supported by revenues

 Member  Term Expires
 Councilmember Del Spivey  12/31/17
 Eric Schaffer  2017
 Katie Loveless  2018
 Brittany Caldwell  2017
 Chip (Carl) Peterson  2018
 Vacant 2017
 Shawna Pitts 2018