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Organizations Make Case For Dollars Generated By Hotel/Motel Tax

September 17th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

A total of 19 groups and organizations made their cases to the Cumberland Mayor and City Council Tuesday night seeking dollars generated by the hotel/motel tax.  Several years ago the city council made the decision to earmark the revenue stream from hotel and motel stays to go towards tourism related ventures and nonprofit groups. City Administrator Jeff Rhodes reported that the final available funding will be in the range of $55,000 to $60,000. Mayor Brian Grim said that once again the requests easily exceed the available dollars, leaving city officials and staff to prioritize the project requests…


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