Tooele County Tourism Grant Tax Program

Applications must be submitted online. No handwritten requests will be accepted. The deadline to submit applications is February 29, 2024 by 5:00 pm. Consideration for late applications is subject to Board approval and may include penalties.

The primary purpose of the Tourism Tax Grant process is to provide financial support for the promotion of recreation, tourism, film production, and conventions. It is also intended to provide financial support for the maintenance and operations of convention meeting rooms, exhibit halls, visitor information centers, museums, sports and recreation facilities, and other related facilities. 

Email:  tourismgrants@tooeleco.org

Duties

Advise the County Council on the best use of revenues collected from the transient room tax and the tourism, recreation, cultural, and convention facilities tax.

Membership

Influential citizens of Tooele County with experience, abilities, and points of view that will contribute to the effective management of the Board. The Board shall have representation from the following tourism-related industries:

Cultural attractions; Hotel and lodging; Restaurants; Recreational facilities; Convention Centers; Museums;
Additional members may include a County Council member liaison or other advisory, non-voting members as needed.

Terms

Four (4) years. Three members are appointed to an initial term of two years. No member shall serve more than two consecutive terms.

Vacancies

Filled from nomination by the Board, approved by the County Council.

Board Members

Heather Kessler
Restaurant
Term Expires: 12/31/2026
Russ Steadman, Vice Chair
Recreation
Term Expires: 12/31/2026
Jordan Hawkins
Restaurant
Term Expires: 12/31/2026
Lisa Berry
Hotel & Lodging
Term Expires: 12/31/2024
David Vielstich
Hotel & Lodging
Term Expires: 12/31/2026
Jody Neimann, Chair
Conventions
Term Expires: 12/31/2024
Joseph Moak
Restaurant
Term Expires: 12/31/2024
Craig Anderson
Museums & Historical Sites
Term Expires: 12/31/2024
Camilla Frank
Cultural Attractions
Term Expires: 12/31/2026
Tye Hoffmann
Council Member – Advisory

Contact

Email:  tourismgrants@tooeleco.org