Collier County enacts a 4% tax on all hotel, campground and vacation rental stays of less than six months. Remember That many of our winter residents are Collier County property owners and do not stay in hotels, so as Considered They are not, nor are they Counted ace, visitors.
For more information on tourism statistics and trends visitation Including tourist development tax collection, visit the convention and visitors bureau website Media Center.
The distribution of the tourist development tax dollars is September According To Collier County ordinance. The funds are dispersed as follows:
Category A - Beach-Related Projects and renourishment
- 50% of the first 2% Allocated for beach renourishment, beach park facilities and inlet management
- 100% of the third percent collected is Allocated to beach renourishment, beach park facilities and inlet management
Under a funding policy ADOPTED by the Board of County Commissioners on Nov. 1, 2005 one-third of Category A específicamente tourist development tax is dedicated to beach park facilities with the remainder dedicated to beach improvement, maintenance, renourishment, restoration and erosion Including Control pass and inlet maintenance.
Category B - Tourism Promotion
- 24% of the first 2% collected pays for tourism administration (Convention and Visitors Bureau Office) and for reimbursement of the Emergency Fund Advertising
- 100% of the fourth percent pays for tourism advertising and promotion
- 26% of the first 2% is Allocated for museums
- County-owned museums receive 22%
- Non-County museums receive 4, 764%
Further Regulations Concerning the use of the Tourist Development Tax proceeds are Outlined in the Florida State Statute 125.0104 and the Collier County Tourist Development Tax ordinance.
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Not to make light of this, but where are the2005-06-25 16:02:31 by shark_bans
Fla. Shark Attack Kills 14-Year-Old Girl
SANDESTIN, Fla. - A 14-year-old girl died Saturday after a shark attacked her while she and a companion were swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, authorities said.
The teenagers were swimming on boogie boards about 100 yards offshore when they noticed a dark shadow in the water, authorities said. The other swimmer was not injured, Walton C...ry often at all very, very seldom," said Mike McKee, front desk supervisor at the nearby Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort and Spa.
Florida had the largest number of documented shark attacks worldwide in 2003 with 30, according to statistics compiled by the American Elasmobranch Society and the Florida Museum of Natural History. There were 12 attacks off the coast of Florida last year.
Get information to swing states/the Midwest2004-10-18 07:52:40 by artgirlxxx
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S373/HB28112009-12-21 11:19:13 by seaaggie
HORRIBLE piece of legislation, based on falsehoods and skewed statistics. Looks to ban many species of pythons from interstate travel...etc. based on sensationalism of the Florida python problem.
Here's a link to a good flyer to put up regarding the ban (anti- of course)
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