Lodging Tax Advisory Committee


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

2020 Lodging Tax Fund Application

You may now download and print off the 2020 Lodging Tax application.

2020 Lodging Tax Application Checklist & Application 

The 2020 Lodging Tax Application submittal period will open soon. 

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


Agendas & Minutes

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