The DeSoto County Board of County Commissioners is actively seeking members for the DeSoto County Tourist Development Council (TDC). The TDC is established by Ordinance by the Board of County Commissioners and consists of nine (9) members appointed by the DeSoto County Board of County Commissioners.

•  Interested party who is involved in the tourism industry and  is the owner or operator of motels, hotels, recreational vehicle parks, or other facilities of transient rental overnight accommodations in DeSoto County and subject to the Tourist Development Tax under the authority of Florida Statute 125.0104.

All appointed members will be required to comply with conflict of interest provisions and all applicable provisions of Chapter 112, Florida Statutes.

Please submit a brief biography, a letter of interest, and contact information to the DeSoto County Board of County Commissioners, c/o Economic and Tourism Development Department, 201 E Oak Street, Suite 201, Arcadia, FL 34266 or via email to Please clearly mark Tourist Development Council on the envelope or email subject line.

Submissions will be accepted through Monday, August 31, 2015 at 5:00 PM