Bed tax numbers raise questions for TDC

Published: Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 09:40 AM.

“It would enhance the tourism for something to do and we’d like them to stay here,” Jasinski said, noting the winter tourists tend to be active folks.

The council also agreed to special funding of no more than $4,000 to support the Forgotten Coast Plein Air Paint Out this year with an eye toward the 10th anniversary of the event in 2015.

Gulf County will host Student Art Day, the opening luncheon and closing night event.

“That will help us bring the level of the these events higher than we have in the past,” said Natalie Shoaf of the Forgotten Coast Cultural Coalition, which sponsors the plein air event, which has become “a regional event.”

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