Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
2018-9
Recommended
Jan 2, 2018 5:00 PM

Award of 2018 Strategic Tourism Implementation Grant to Historic Ithaca for Joint Heritage Tourism Program Implementation

Information

Department:Strategic Tourism Planning BoardSponsors:
Category:Tourism

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Legislature accepted the 2020 Strategic Tourism Plan on September 18, 2012, and

 

WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB) has adopted a Heritage Tourism Implementation Plan that further identifies priority actions for implementing the 2020 Strategic Tourism Plan, and

 

WHEREAS, Tompkins County has established a dedicated funding source for implementing the 2020 Strategic Tourism Plan, known as the Strategic Tourism Implementation (STI) fund, and

 

WHEREAS, the Joint Historic Ithaca/History Center Heritage Tourism Program is eligible for funding as Strategic Tourism Implementation project, and

 

WHEREAS, Historic Ithaca and the History Center have provided leadership over the past two years in implementing the STPB’s vision for heritage tourism development, and the STPB voted to recommend partial funding for one-year implementation of the Joint Historic Ithaca/History Center Heritage Tourism Program in the amount of $55,150, and

 

WHEREAS, funding exists within the hotel room occupancy tax-funded Tourism Program budget for 2018, now therefore be it

 

              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, That the following grant is awarded 2018 Strategic Tourism Implementation funding:

 

Applicant / Project

Award

Historic Ithaca, Inc., Joint Historic Ithaca / History Center Heritage Tourism Program

$55,150

 

RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or his designee be and hereby is authorized to sign any agreements pertaining to the aforementioned project.

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Meeting History

Jan 2, 2018 5:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Special Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:RECOMMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Daniel Klein, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
AYES:Michael Sigler, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein