Governing Board Annual Meeting - Oct 01, 2019

Date

October 01, 2019 at 08:30 AM - October 03, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Location

600 Kanawha Blvd East

Charleston , WV

Four Points by Sheraton Charleston

Contact

Bobbie Stellner

608-634-6060

bobbie.stellner@sstgb

streamlinedsalestax.org

Details

The Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board (SSTGB) will meet on October 1 - 3, 2019 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Charleston, WV.  Member state and non-member state officials, legislators and the business community are invited and encouraged to attend.  The Governing Board also strongly encourages the attendance of each member state’s appointed Governing Board Delegates (legislative and administrative) to represent their individual states and vote.  

AGENDA

SLAC- Agenda
GB- Agenda

PUBLICATION
The final documents to include in the meeting publication handout must be emailed to Craig Johnson no later than Friday, September 13, 2019.  If the deadline is missed you should bring at least 120-copies to the meeting for distribution with the meeting publication.

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS
Eastern Time Zone

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Breakfast, Lunch and Breaks Provided

State and Local Advisory Council (SLAC) - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Breaks Provided

Business Advisory Council (BAC) - 8:30 to 10:30 AM 

Executive Committee – 
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (closed, if necessary)
10:30 AM to Noon (open)

Governing Board Meeting - 1:00 to 5:00 PM

Dinner Reception – 5:30 to 7:30 PM 
 
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Breakfast and Morning Break Provided

Governing Board Meeting - 8:30 AM to Noon


WEBINAR/TELECONFERENCE
The open segments of the meetings will generally be available by teleconference/webinar.  The invitations will be emailed to the ListServs at a later date.  Please remember to mute your phone/computer until speaking to obtain the best audio quality.  Please do not place the call on hold due to the possible disruption of hold music.  Business Advisory Council (BAC) members will receive the teleconference call-in number and pass code from the Business Advisory Council (BAC) prior to their meeting.

DINNER RECEPTION
Everyone is invited to enjoy the evening reception from 5:30 - 7:30 pm on Wednesday, October 2nd for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a buffet style dinner. 

LOCATION
The Four Points by Sheraton Charleston is in the heart of downtown overlooking the Kanawha River.  You'll be a short distance from notable local attractions including the Charleston Civic Center, University of Charleston and Charleston Town Center Mall.

The Four Points by Sheraton Charleston 
600 Kanawha Blvd East
Charleston, WV 25301
304-344-4092

ROOM RESERVATIONS
You may reserve guest rooms with the online Reservations Link at:  SSTGB Annual Meeting, Charleston, WV.  Reservations must be cancelled 48 hours prior to arrival in order to avoid a fee equal to one night’s room rate plus tax.

Room Rate - $107.00, the gsa per diem lodging rate + tax.  Our negotiated rate includes complimentary guest room Wi-Fi.  Group Code: ST1224

Room block release deadline is September 12, 2019.  It is important to reserve a guest room before the September 12th room block release deadline.  Rooms reserved after that date will not be credited to the contractual room block.  Please consider reserving the guest room before travel approval is obtained.  Be sure to cancel the reservation if travel is not approved.

Check-in 3:00 PM and check-out at 12:00 PM.  

Reservations must be made on an individual basis.  Individual credit card must be provided to guarantee the reservation.  In order to meet the SST room block requirement, please do not make reservations on Expedia.com, Orbitz.com, Hotel.com, other websites or through a travel agent.  

WI-FI
We have negotiated complimentary guest room wireless Internet when booking through our block.  

AIRPORT
Yeager Airport (CRW)  
10 Airport Rd
Charleston, WV 25311

HOTEL AIRPORT SHUTTLE
The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service from and to the airport.  Call 304-344-4092 to schedule a pick up.

DINING
There are several restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.

EMAIL LISTSERV
Please forward this announcement to others within your organization. They may subscribe in this link to the “General Public” Listserv to receive meeting notifications and information going forward: http://www.streamlinedsalestax.org/index.php?page=JoinOurEmailList
The Governing Board and SLAC ListServs are intended for appointed delegates only.

Meeting Registration

Register Now

It is important to preregister prior to the meeting dates to be included in the catering headcounts, meeting room set-up and seating plans.  

Registration fees must be paid by check or credit card prior to the meeting. 
(Visa, MasterCard or Discover are accepted) 

Meeting Fees

All state personnel and business community members must register for the SLAC and Governing Board meetings they will attend.
All meetings are open to the public unless otherwise noted.

State and Local Advisory Council only: $200.00

Governing Board only: $300.00

SLAC and Governing Board: $460.00

Business Advisory Council Meeting 
(Business community members only)  
Businesses attending the Governing Board and/or SLAC meetings must also register for those meetings.
Non-members: $75.00
Members: No charge for BAC Meeting only

To obtain information on becoming a Business Advisory Council (BAC) member email Fred Nicely,  FNicely@cost.org.