Tourism Commission

The commission is responsible for coordinating tourism promotion and tourism development for the city and for developing ideas for promotion of the City of Columbus by creating marketing projects and a marketing plan for the greater Columbus area. The commission is also responsible for developing rules and regulations for the evaluation of room tax applications and other funds designated by the city council for marketing of the city. The Tourism Commission consists of the Mayor, one Council member, one person representing the local hotel industry, and three citizens. The members of the commission meet monthly, and at its first meeting of each calendar year, elect a chairperson, vice chairperson and secretary. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Application Form 

Room Tax Funding Application Form


Name Term Epires
Joe Hammer Mayor
Amy Roelke Alder
John Walcott 2023
Lisa Famularo 2023
Patti Walker 2023
Julie Belschner 2023