Roving Reporter | "Presenting H.O.T. Applications to Council" | Text and 6 Photos by Jeanette Larson

"Ten area non-profits made their presentations to Rockport City Council at a special meeting on June 6, 2017. The groups are requesting various amounts for a total of $714,000 from the Hotel Occupancy Tax ("H.O.T.") fund, created from taxes charged to visitors staying overnight in Rockport. Projects funded must be designed to bring tourists to town ("heads and beds" is the jargon). Council will decide on the projects to be funded as part of the annual budget process and approve the requests in September." - Jeanette Larson
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Related Post: "H.O.T. Taxes: What Are They and Where do They Go?"

Organizations wait their turn to present
Rockport City Council contemplates requests from local organizations
Councilman Rusty Day asks a question of the Cultural Arts District
Rockport Cultural Arts District representatives respond to questions
Chamber staff prepare to present
Sandy Jumper talks about the Chamber's accomplishments

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Jeanette Larson is a retired librarian and author. She and her husband, retired architect and artist Jim Larson, moved to Rockport several years ago for the birds, the beach, and the coastal community.


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