City council debates tourism funding allocation
Last updated 11/26/2019 at 12:44pm
Discussion surrounding how the city has initially suggested to allocate tourism funding for 2020 was plentiful during the Ritzville City Council meeting on Nov. 19.
The 110 Tourism Funds, collected by the city through a bed tax assessed by hotels and motels within the city are disbursed to businesses and organizations in the city for the purpose of promoting Ritzville and investing in infrastructure projects. At the Nov. 19 council meeting, the city unveiled its initial projection for how to allot the funds for next year.
The city currently plans to disburse $200,000 in funds next year, whi...