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Tourism Commission


PURPOSE  The Tourism Commission is established pursuant to the requirements of Section 66.0615, Wis. Stats.

POWERS AND DUTIES:  The Tourism Commission shall meet regularly and, among its members, it shall elect a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary.  The commission shall report any delinquencies or inaccurate reporting regarding room tax to the city.  The commission shall distribute all room tax proceeds received from the city in accordance with Section §66.0615, Wis. Stats. 

STRUCTURE:  The Tourism Commission shall consist of five (5) members, two (2) Alderpersons, one (1) representative of City staff, one (1) representative of the Wisconsin Hotel and Motel Industry, and one (1) representative of the West Bend business community.

TERMS:  The members of the Tourism Tax Commission shall be appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by the Common Council at the organizational meeting, for a (1) year term.  



Name                                                                     Tenure     

Rich Kasten, Alderperson                                    2018 – 2020
Andrew Chevalier, Alderperson                           2018 – 2020
Jay Shambeau, City Administrator                     2016 – 2020
Chris Gurrie, Industry Representative                 2016 – 2020
Mike Nowack, Business Representative            2016 – 2020



Jay Shambeau
City of West Bend
1115 S. Main Street
West Bend, WI  53095




West Bend City Hall
1115 S. Main Street
West Bend, WI 53095
(262) 335-5100