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Approved Minutes - 01-26-2017I. Call to Order / Roll Call CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO Tourism Advisory Committee Minutes City Hall Council Chambers January 26, 2017 Chair Bill Tierney called the meeting to order at 9:07 am. Members present: Bill Tierney, Sonal Haladay, Andrew Edwards, Roger Beebe, Marylou Colver, Megan Lau Pozos and Councilor Jackie Manz. Excused absence: Lori Gaffney, Brian Monihan Staff present: Scott Lazenby -City Manager, Corinne Strauser-Deputy City Recorder Guests: Nicole Nathan -Arts Council, Margaret Snow Benoit -Arts Council, Kelsey Ferreira -Arts Council, Ivan Anderholm-Parks and Recreation Director II. Approval of Minutes Marylou Colver moved to approve the minutes and Roger Beebe seconded the motion with one correction. The minutes from December 1, 2016 meeting were unanimously approved. III. Public Comment None. IV. Council Update Councilor Manz shared the Council Goals for 2017. V. 2017 Work Plan Chair Bill Tierney discussed the proposed three tracks for the TAC's 2017 Work Plan and the creation of sub -committees to work on each track with the full committee to make decision on refinements and approval. The three tracks are: 1) Understand the visitor a) Develop visitor profile -Megan (lead) 2) Marketing Lake Oswego -Lori (lead) 3) Investment -Proposal of Investments of hotel/motel tax to present to Council. Action: Assign members to work on sub -committees. Motion: Adopt 2017 Work Plan focusing on three criteria's: 1) Foundation and Data Collection 2) Marketing 3) Investment. Andrew Edwards moved to approve the motion and Roger Beebe seconded. Unanimously approved. VI. Action Item Review Presentations were made for the following: • Public Art Master Plan presented by guests Nicole Nathan, Margaret Snow Benoit, and Kelsey Ferreira, Lake Oswego Arts Council. • Mountain Biking Trails presented by Ivan Anderholm, Parks and Recreation Director. • Willamette Shoreline Trail presented by Scott Lazenby, City Manager. VII. Other Business Councilor Manz discussed policy issues around Airbnb in Lake Oswego and wanted a quick consensus from board members about their opinion regarding regulation and zoning. Options and opinions included: Chair Tierney: short term rentals should to be regulated and permitted; Marylou Colver: more information needed before giving an opinion; Andrew Edwards: in terms of tourism we need to promote and make legal; Roger Beebe: should be treated as a commercial business but consider consequences; Megan Lau Pozos: pro Airbnb and pro taxing; Sonal Haladay: permitted and regulated. Councilor Manz will relay information and feedback to the Planning Commission. VIII. Set Next Meeting Based on Doodle Poll of members' availability, the next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:00-3:00 a.m. at the Lake Oswego Main Fire Station. IX. Adjournment Chair Bill Tierney adjourned the meeting at 11:03 am. Respectfully submitted, Corinne Strauser Deputy City Recorder City of Lake Oswego City of Lake Oswego Tourism Advisory Committee Page 2 of 2