City seeks volunteers for lodging tax committee

City of Vancouver is seeking applicants for two mid-term positions now open on the City’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. The City is authorized to collect a 4% lodging tax on hotel, motel or bed and breakfast stays. The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is a volunteer body that makes recommendations to the Vancouver City Council about how that tax revenue is spent.

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