Beginning in 2022, the Tourism Zone will be distributing 70% of the room tax collected to the Destination Door County, the designated marketing agency for Door County.
o Destination Door County then distributes 19% of the 70% to CMF.
o All remaining room tax revenues are used to market Door County to increase interest in visitor ship and generating overnight stays.
o The Destination Door County develops the annual market plan and budget.
§ The DDC hires and evaluates vendors
§ The DDC executes the marketing plan
· The Door County Tourism Zone disburses 30% of room tax revenues collected to the municipality in which the tax was collected.
· The Door County Tourism Zone Commission enforces the ordinance.
· Municipalities fund the operation of the Tourism Zone office and are reimbursed for the payment by Destination Door County. This funding is used for:
o All Commissioners are volunteers
o The DCZTC has a full time administrator and part-time assistant administrator
o Collection and enforcement is handled by the DCTZC
o The DCTZC is audited annually by an outside municipal accounting firm
o All money collected by the DCTZC from permit holders is handled by an accounting firm