Lodging Tax Advisory Committee


Agendas & Minutes

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

  • The mayor 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
  • Staff Liaison (non-voting member)


The Monroe Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Members are currently:

  • Geoffrey Thomas, Mayor - City of Monroe
  • Doug Hobbs - High Road Promotions
  • Mike Buse - Monroe Chamber of Commerce
  • Elmer Kim, General Manager - Evergreen Inn & Suites
  • Vacant

2018 Lodging Tax Fund Application

You may now download and print off the 2018 Lodging Tax application.

2018 Call for Applications

2018 Lodging Tax Application

2018 Lodging Tax Checklist

2018 Funding Request Matrix

The 2018 Lodging Tax Application submittal period is now closed. Twelve applications were received and are listed below.

Monroe Chamber of Commerce (4 Applications)

Corks and KegsMonroe Fair Days Parade   Music in the Park   Tourism Promotion

City of Monroe (4 Applications)

Destination Event Brochure   Mobile Stage Generator   Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour   USA Triathlon TriMonroe

Downtown Monroe Association (3 Applications)

Downtown Marketing Brochures   Hoedown   Marry Me in Monroe

Sky Valley Trout Unlimited (1 Application)

Kid's Fishing Day @ Lake Tye

For more information, please contact Becky Hasart at (360) 863-4518