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Organizations Make Their Case For Funds Generated By Hotel/Motel Tax

October 12th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

A total of 19 groups and organizations made their cases to the Cumberland Mayor and City Council last month, seeking dollars generated by the hotel/motel tax. On Tuesday, the allocations were announced.  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 was $57,740- although there were more than $100,000 in requests…

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