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Lodger's Tax Committee

The Lodger's Tax Committee is always accepting Special Event Applications. Please turn in all applications to the City Clerk's office.

Lodger's Tax Committee Members:
-Operator of a City Industry: Crystal Sifuentes, Chairperson
-Operator of a City Industry: Shamie Mills, Vice-Chairperson
-Operator of a Lodging Establishment: Mistie Greathouse
-Operator of a Lodging Establishment: VACANT
-General Public: Bonnie Richardson

The Lodgers Tax Committee focus is to utilize Lodger's Tax funding from the City's commercial lodging accommodations to recommend uses to advertise, publicize, and promote tourist-related attractions, facilities, and events. The Lodger's Tax Committee is innovative and open minded in promoting the City to be a desirable destination. 

For operations of the Committee, you can review the Agendas & Minutes.

Regularly Scheduled Open Meetings: Unless the business before the Lodger's Tax Committee dictates otherwise, the Lodger's Tax Committee will take formal action at the meetings that usually occur on a Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. and shall meet in The Hubbard Room, City Council Chambers in City Hall. The following schedule has been approved for 2023 as per the Lodgers Tax Committee Resolution No. 2022-01.

   February 1, 2023
  May 3, 2023
 August 2, 2023
                                                               November 1, 2023   
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To Apply for funding for your Special Event's advertising  you will have to fill out an Application for Special Event funding from Lodger's Tax Fund.

After Funds are awarded to your Special Event then a Special Event Funding Request for Payment form will be needed to fill out along with a current W-9 to receive your payment.