Our view: Support our local lodging tax
October 24, 2018
Of all the choices voters will make Nov. 6, we think one decision involving the future of the county’s lodging tax should be a no-brainer.
The county’s lodging tax has been in place since 1991 and is only applied to people staying in the county’s hotels. This tax helps support many of the local events across Sweetwater County and is only applied to people staying at hotels. As such, it’s something Sweetwater County’s residents should support.
The tax not only supports local events, it helps the area’s two chambers of commerce and market the area to tourists interested in the re...