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Budget Collections report
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Mission Statement:
To promote Franklin County, Florida as a tourist destination through our natural, historical, and cultural resources with the goal of increasing the number of short-term rental bookings.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Click here to view the most frequently asked questions and answers about Franklin County bed tax collections, uses and administration.

Council Members:
Cheryl Sanders - Chair, Franklin County Board of County Commission
Walter Armistead, Collector of Tourist Tax
Frank Cook, City of Apalachicola
Janalyn Dowden, Collector of Tourist Tax
Beverly Hewitt, Apalachicola Chamber of Commerce
Brenda LaPaz, City of Carrabelle
Rex Pennycuff, Tourist-Related At Large
Diana Prickett, Collector of Tourist Tax
Chester Reese, Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce

Member and Committee Roster

Contact List

Administrative Staff:
Curt Blair, Administrator
Laura Graham, Executive Secretary

731 Highway 98, Eastpoint 32328

Request for Proposals:



From time to time, the TDC issues requests for proposals for a variety of services. Active RFPs are referenced above. Unsolicited proposals may be submitted at any time. They must be submitted by email to Unsolicited proposals will be distributed to TDC members for review. Persons or companies submitting proposals may be contacted for additional information. Unsolicited proposals will be scheduled for consideration by the TDC Board at the call of the Chairman or at the request of two TDC Board members. Time is scheduled on the regular TDC agenda for public discussion and input. Unsolicited proposals may or may not be scheduled for consideration by the TDC Board. Unsolicited proposals presented during the public discussion period will still require email submittal and will not be considered for a vote during public discussion.

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Upcoming Events

Art+Science: Works by Beth AppletonHistoric Marker DedicationIsland LightsHoliday Fresh MarketEastpoint Christmas ParadeApalachicola Farmers Market
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Salty burlap bags full of Apalachicola Bay oysters are a Franklin County icon. Earthy, unpretentious, yet strong and resilient, burlap symbolizes much of what Franklin County embodies in its people, places and culture.
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