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The Durant Tourism Economic Development Tax Trust Authority (DTEDTA) was established the 4th day of April 2017. The trust authority is responsible for allocating lodging tax revenues received to tourism-related efforts.

The board is made up of seven members. Three members of the Durant Hotel Owners (or their designee), a member of the governing body of the City of Durant, a voting member from the Durant Industrial Authority (appointed by the DIA Chairman), a member of the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and the Executive Director of the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce. The Durant City Manager and a designee from the Choctaw Nation are also non-voting members of the authority.

The trust authority meets on the second Wednesday of each month, with the exception of major holidays, in the Roscoe J. Hatfield council chambers inside Durant City Hall at 300 W. Evergreen Street in Durant.

DTEDTA Board of Trustees

Jim Thorpe, Chairman – Best Western Markita Inn | Danny Sherrer, Vice Chairman – City of Durant | Debbie Anthony – La Quinta Inn & Suites |

Charles Calhoun – Budget Inn |Tammy Cross – Durant Area Chamber of Commerce | Brandon Johnson – Durant Industrial Authority |

Janet Reed – Durant Area Chamber of Commerce | John Dean – City of Durant | Jo McDaniel – Choctaw Nation Tourism

DTEDTA Agendas/Minutes

  • December 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • November 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • October 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • September 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • August 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • July 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • June 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • May 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • April 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • March 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • February 2019 Agenda | Minutes
  • January 2019 Agenda | Minutes

  • December 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • November 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • October 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • September 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • August 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • July 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • June 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • May 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • April 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • March 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • February 2018 Agenda | Minutes
  • January 2018 Agenda | Minutes