Derek Dowsett is the Producer of the County Seat. Now entering his 11th season of the program, he has received what he considers a "Crash Course" in County Government.

Terry Wood discusses the issue of how the collection of the transient room tax is different for online travel intermediaries and the problems it is causing the counties who use the tax to promote the area and to attract more visitors. The guests today are Michael Johnson, Utah Hotel and Lodging Association and Joe Rubin, Interactive Travel Services Association.