December 5, 2022

County-Dems

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Montgomery might elevate resort room charge to pay for greater occasions

Montgomery might elevate resort room charge to pay for greater occasions

Montgomery might elevate resort room charge to pay for greater occasions

The town of Montgomery is contemplating a brand new $3 cost on one among its hottest merchandise — its resort rooms — with a purpose to pay for enhancements that might lure greater sports activities and leisure occasions to city.

Montgomery Metropolis Council Vice President CC Calhoun proposed the $3-per-room-night cost this week. It might be along with town’s present 11% lodging tax, a 4% state lodging tax, and a $2.25-per-room-night charge that is now charged by the county.

Calhoun mentioned that plan would put Montgomery consistent with Cellular by way of resort room charges whereas permitting it to keep up upgrades to sports activities and leisure amenities.

“I journey. You journey,” Calhoun mentioned. “I don’t know anyone who says, ‘What’s your occupancy tax?’ You take a look at room price.”