RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board
RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Meeting 8:00 a.m. August 18, 2011
Members Present: Keith Brasuell, Chair Rosy Bromell
Dr. Dave Guerin
Dr. Kenoye Eke
Kyle Edmiston, President/CEO
Timothy Bush, VP for Sales/Marketing
Call to Order
Mr. Brasuell called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
Mrs. Bromell presented the invocation.
Approval of Agenda
Action Item #1: Mrs. Bromell made a motion to approve the agenda. Mr. Garriga seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Approval of Minutes
Action Item #2: Mr. Garriga made a motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Mr. Guerin seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Edmiston reported that the lodging tax revenue year-to-date continues to be up just over 10 percent for the year. He talked about the upcoming Jam at the Joe and encouraged board members to volunteer. He also unveiled the bureau's new website designed by Miles Media.
Mr. Garriga's presented the financial report. Overall, the CVB finances look good. For the month, expenses exceeded revenue. This can be attributed to an increase in the grants line item and the failure of four properties not paying their sales tax on time.
Proposed 2012 Budget
Mr. Edmiston presented the proposed 2012 budget as approved by the executive committee.
Action Item #3: The RLCVB EC made a motion to accept the proposed 2012 budget. Mr. Hogan seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Action Item #4: Mrs. Bromell made a motion to adjourn. Mr. Madden seconded. All present said aye. Motion passed unanimously.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:55 a.m.
Mission Statement: To create, preserve and enhance overnight stays and quality visitor experiences through the promotion and development of the tourism economy of Lincoln Parish.
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