EDC presents proposal to administer tourism tax
Last updated 1/21/2021 at 4:14pm
DAVENPORT – The Lincoln County Commissioners heard a proposal for administering a tourism tax in 2021 from Margie Hall, director of the Economic Development Council, at the commissioner’s Jan. 19 meeting.
The tax, which the county has partnered with the EDC in some form for the last 10 years to administer, would be aimed at increasing tourism in town in 2021. Traditionally and theoretically, 2% of the 8% sales tax the county receives from tourism activities is used for tourism, commissioner Scott Hutsell said.
Hall gave a draft proposal for how the money could be used to advance touri...