Small portion of 110 funds used
Last updated 7/30/2020 at 9:26am
RITZVILLE – The city awarded $220,000 in hotel/motel tax funds to nine recipients for usage in 2020, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, only $50,288 of the funds have been claimed.
The Ritzville Area Chamber of Commerce was awarded $40,000 for special events and tourism marketing, and has so far requested $3,015 to be reimbursed.
The Ritzville Downtown Development Association was awarded $12,000 for maintenance and operation at the Ritz Theater, requesting $4,881 to be reimbursed. John Rankin said it was spent on Personal Protection Equipment and sterilization materials.
The H.E. Gritma...