Each applicant will concisely define the service to be provided and to demonstrate how it will do so. The project will be in compliance with state statutes and County ordinances governing the use of Tourism Promotion Area Funds, and will support the strategies in the 2010 Strategic Tourism Plan Update.
The applicant will submit a scope of work, which describes the project in detail. Special consideration will be given to projects that result in overnight stays to the County off-season: January to May and September to December.
Will include a description of the plan to advertise, publicize, and distribute information for this project.
The scope of work will include a timeline indicating when each task will be undertaken and/or completed. Project funding is typically annual, multi-year projects will need to reapply each new calendar year, as needed.
The project budget will include both revenue and expense categories; all income (including in-kind) will be broken out by amount and source, and expenses will be itemized.
Generally TPA support for funded projects is provided on a reimbursement basis.
Each funded project applicant will be required to submit a final report and invoice at the end of the project, and may be required to submit periodic progress reports during the course of the project. The final report will include tourism impacts including number of hotel room nights generated by the event.
Each project application will designate a primary individual as the contact for the project. This individual will be the primary representative in dealings with the County.
Each project application will include the contact information from representatives of two lodging establishments located within Snohomish County; these contacts will serve as a references for the project benefit to the lodging industry.
Each project application must include a completed IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification).