Lodging Tax Advisory Committee


  • Mayor John Palmer, Chair
  • Brooke Bourn, Collector
  • Joshua Goshorn, Collector
  • Francisco Manibusan, Collector
  • Jerome O'Leary, Recipient
  • Jaime Vogt, Recipient
  • Kerry Yanasak, Recipient

Committee Membership

  • This Committee consists of seven members; membership is reviewed annually.
  • One Councilmember representative;
  • Three business representatives required to collect the tax under RCW 67.28;
  • Three members shall be persons involved in activities authorized to be funded by revenue received under RCW 67.28.

The Committee shall hold meetings as necessary for the proper discharge of its duties which include reviewing applications for Lodging Tax Funds and selecting candidates from amongst those applying for the use of revenues.  The Committee provides a list of such candidates and recommended amounts of funding to the City Council for final determination.  the City Council can choose only recipients from the list of candidates and recommended amounts provided by the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee,