Cabot Advertising & Promotion Commission

About Us

The Advertising and Promotion Commission was created with Ordinance No. 10 of 1992, pursuant to the provisions of A.C.A 26-75-605, by the City Council to administer the Advertising and Promotion Fund. The Advertising and Promotion Fund can be used for the advertisement and promotion of the City and its environs, and/or construction, reconstruction, repair, maintenance, improvement, equipping and operation of public recreation facilities. The Commission may contract with agencies and incur such administrative costs that it deems necessary to conduct its business.

1.5% sales tax for all restaurants and prepared food establishments and all hotels are 3% sales tax of all revenues generated (HMR) Tax shall be credited to the Advertising and Promotion Fund and made available for purposes determined by the Advertising and Promotion Commission. The funds shall be used for the promotion and encouragement of tourism and conventions, while not allowing such special revenues to be utilized for expenditures that are normally paid from general revenues of the City.

  • The Commission shall be composed of seven members:
    • Four members shall be owners or managers of businesses in the tourism industry (at least 3 must be owners or managers of hotels, motels, or restaurants.
    • Two members shall be members of the governing body of the city and selected by the governing body and shall serve at the will of the governing body
    • One Member shall be from the public-at-large.

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Kandie Williamson
Position 1 · 7/1/2027
Brian Knowles
Position 2 · 7/1/2025
Blake Lively
Position 3 · 3/1/2025
Candace Tomboli
Chef Candace
Position 4 · 11/1/2023
Greg Jones
Position 5 · 3/1/2024
Matt Webber
City Council
Position 6 · 1/1/2022
Stephen Redd
City Council
Position 7 · 1/1/2022

Support Staff

Candy Miller
Clint McGue
Legal Consultant