Lodging Tax Advisory Committee


The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee meets at 11:00 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month.

Minutes & Recordings

The City of Gig Harbor maintains minutes of the official proceedings in which city business is conducted. The recordings and action minutes are posted and available to the public as soon as possible.

Minutes & Recordings (2021-present)
Minutes & Recordings (2015-2020)



  • Mayor Kit Kuhn, Chair
  • Sue Braaten
  • Mary DesMarais
  • Jannae Mitton
  • James Karrer
  • Jenny Wellman
  • Stephanie Lile
  • Warren Zimmerman
  • John Moist
  • Laura Pettit, Staff
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Volunteer members of the Lodging Tax Advisory Board may live outside city limits. The membership should be made up of the following: 

  • One member is an elected official of the City who serves as chair
  • Four members are representatives of businesses required to collect the tax
  • Four members are persons involved in activities authorized to be funded by revenue received from the tax


The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee was established in accordance with state law to advise and recommend to the City Council on how lodging taxes collected in Gig Harbor should be allocated in order to best  increase tourism in the city.