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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

On Tuesday, February 24, 2009 the City Council tabled consideration of the proposed 1% sales tax and 1% hotel tax for the Hospitality Improvement Zone  (HIZ) Business Development District (BDD). Council will again consider the tax in four weeks.


Staff will host a meeting with all the effected businesses on Friday March 6, 2009 at 4:00 pm at City Hall, room 404. Staff will hand deliver notices to all the effected businesses.


The purpose of the tax is to assist hospitality zone businesses to improve. The funds would be put back into the businesses in the district.


The current BDD boundaries are shown on the several entries below. Based on public input from the effected businesses, some properties may be taken out the district.


Send an email to Craig Hullinger at, or call at 309 494 8639 if you have any questions.

Monday, February 23, 2009

On Tuesday Feb 24, 2009 the City Council will consider the adoption of the 1% Sales and 1% Hotel tax for properties located in the Hospitality Improvement Zone Business Development Ditrict (HIZ BDD).  
The purpose of this tax is to provide revenue to assist in the improvement of the Hospitality businesses within the District.


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City Planner, Colonel, Marine Corps Reserve Retired, Vietnam Vet, married to Beth Ruyle