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Dorchester County is now accepting applications for funding from the accommodations taxes that were received during the counties 2016-2017 fiscal year. Any individuals or business in Dorchester County, SC meeting the criteria of the Accommodations Tax Law is hereby invited to apply.

The request for funds must be for a specific project which promotes tourism and enhances the ability of the County to attract and provide for tourists. Applications are available in St. George in the Dorchester County Budget Office at 201 Johnston Street, and in Summerville in the Administrator’s Office at 500 North Main Street (use Cedar Street entrance). 

Completed applications are due by August 1, 2017 to the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee, Budget Office, 201 Johnston Street, St. George, SC 29477.  They may also be emailed to Jessica Shuler or faxed to 843-563-0137. 

Accommodation Tax Laws and Rules

FY16-17 Application

Please contact Jessica Shuler, Budget Officer with any questions or concerns.  843 563-0365

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Advisory Committee

Dorchester County Council adopted Ordinance 97-10 on March 17, 1997, creating a Dorchester County Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee. This Committee advises Dorchester County Council on the expenditure of monies received by Dorchester County from the State of South Carolina through the Accommodations Tax.

 

The Advisory Committee delivers to County Council a report of estimated and/or actual revenue to be derived by the County from the Accommodations Tax together with specific recommendations for the appropriate expenditure of these monies. This written report is provided to County Council by September 1 of each year to cover estimated and/or actual revenues and proposed expenditures for the prior fiscal year monies. The Budget Officer staffs the Committee.  

 

 

Members  

Representation

Term Expires

Ansonia Pickney

At Large

12/31/2018

Emmagene Rhodes

Lodging

12/31/2018

 Gerry Dukes

Cultural

 12/31/2018

 Tracey Todd

Hospitality

 12/31/2020

 Tracie Tucker Ray

Hospitality

 12/31/2020

Ron Jaicks

Lodging

12/31/2020

Mike Hobson

Hospitality

 12/31/2018

 

Last updated: 5/4/2017 10:12:12 AM