Brevard County Tourist Development Council

The Brevard County Tourist Development Council (TDC) was established to promote growth, development, and quality of tourism on the Space Coast.  The TDC acts as the primary body to determine direction, goals and policy for use of the tourism tax. The Tourist Development Tax (TDT), also known as the "bed tax", currently adds a 5% tax to short-term rentals (six months or less) of hotels, motels, apartment hotels, rooming houses, RV parks, and condominiums in Brevard County.

The TDC consists of nine (9) members appointed by the County Commission in accordance with a formula established by Florida Statute. The current members of the council are listed below. One member is the County Commission Chair or his/her designee. Two represent municipal governments in the county. Three members represent businesses who collect bed tax and the remaining three represent tourism-related entities that do not collect a bed tax.

Find out more about how the Tourism Development Office is helping our local community by visiting the Tourism Development Office website. You can learn about new projects being developed, the impact of attractions and events in the area and much more! We encourage participation by both visitors and residents in tourism related activities.

Tourist Development Council Members
Tom Hermanson, Chair
Andrea Young, Vice Chair
Rita Pritchett
Mayor Rob Medina
Christy Galzerano
Giles Malone
Larry Jarnes
Keith Winsten

Upcoming Meetings

Tourist Development Council September 2022

Melbourne , USA
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way 3rd Floor Florida Room

A regularly scheduled meeting of the Tourist Development Council will be held on September 28, 2022, at the Brevard County Government Center, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Melbourne, Florida, 3rd Floor, Florida Room.

Members of the public may call 321-349-2981 to speak directly with the Department Admin or staff committee liaison to request information on agenda items to be heard
at this meeting. Public comment will be held live at the meeting and remain open until public comment is closed by the Chairperson.

All in person meetings are subject to any and all COVID-19 rules, regulations, and procedures.

Tourism Development Council Meeting Documents

Documents for Request

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