Tourism Commission

The purpose of the Tourism Commission is to coordinate tourism promotion and tourism development for the City of Monona as set forth in section 66.0615, Wis. Stats.

The Commission monitors the collection of room taxes in Monona, receives room tax revenue from the City, and uses it for tourism promotion and tourism development in the City. The Commission also reviews and recommends ordinances, expenditures of room taxes, and policies relating to the promotion of tourism in Monona to visitors and tourism development.

The Commission contracts with a qualified organization under 66.0615, Wis. Stats., to perform the functions of a tourism entity.  The City currently contracts with the Monona East Side Business Alliance (MESBA) as its tourism entity.

Commission Members

  • Andrew Kitslaar, Monona Alderperson
  • Eric Bunting, AmericInn Madison South
  • Brett Sackett, Monona East Side Business Alliance
  • Mike Strigel, Aldo Leopold Nature Center
  • Marc Houtakker, City of Monona Finance Director

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

The Tourism Commission meets as needed.  View meeting agendas and minutes.