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Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

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  • As called
  • City Hall Conference Room

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are also available following approval.


Term Expiration Date

Douglas Sako, Member

September 30, 2021

Sara Davis, Member

September 30, 2021

Kim Shugart, Member

September 30, 2020

Andrew Lucero-Montano, Member

September 30, 2020

Brad Anderson, Chair   December 31, 2021


  • The purpose of the committee is to:
  • Review grant applications and make recommendations to City Council regarding allocation of local lodging tax funds
  • Review and comment on any proposed imposition of lodging tax, increase in the rate of lodging tax, repeal of an exemption from lodging tax or change in the use of revenue received from lodging tax


The committee is comprised of:

  • One representative from City Council who serves as chairman
  • Two representatives of businesses required to collect lodging tax
  • Two representatives involved in activities eligible for funding by lodging tax revenue


  • Brad Anderson, Chairman / Council Liaison
  • Hollie Logan, Communications & Marketing Manager and Staff Liaison - (509) 942-7386