City of Clovis Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board needs a volunteer representing the hotel industry. The committee meets quarterly to make recommendations to the Clovis City Commission regarding disbursement of the lodger’s tax. Claire Burroughes, 763-9653.
By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Funding for a proposed Clovis sporting event has been denied until organizers show it isn’t a waste of taxpayer money. Clovis Commissioners froze the release of $4,000 to revive the Gus Macker Basketball Tournament in Clovis at a Commission meeting Nov. 16. Funds for a 2007 tournament would have [...]
By Jack King: CNJ staff writer Clovis lodger’s tax board members heard requests for funding from 17 local project organizers at a board meeting at the Holiday Inn Monday. The lodger’s tax board distributes money, to be used only for promotional purposes, for events that bring tourists to Clovis. Board Chairman Brian Chambers said the [...]
By Glen Seeber: CNJ staff writer Clovis’ Lodger’s Tax is an income source that, in effect, hopes to pull itself up by its bootstraps. Lodgers are taxed when they stay at the local hotels and motels. The money is then used to promote Clovis as a place to visit, which presumably helps increase the number [...]