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Commissioners to Launch New Tourism Program

December 27th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

In an effort to enhance local tourism efforts- the Allegany County Commissioners will be launching a new program in the spring to encourage competition between the various groups seeking funding. Tourism projects are routinely funded each year from the hotel/motel tax revenue the county receives- and normally it is the same groups requesting and being allocated funds annually with very few questions asked. That will be changing under the Tourism Reinvestment Grant Application program which will kick off in April. Allegany County Commission President Jake Shade said the hope is that the new program will re-invigorate the tourism industry…

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