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December 20, 2012

Orange County Hotel/Motel Tax Committee releases applications for Hotel/Motel Tax Funds

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ORANGE —

 

Historical Restoration and Preservation Activities that Directly Promote Tourism and the Hotel and Convention Industry: historical restoration and preservation projects or activities or advertising and conducting solicitation and promotional programs to encourage tourists and convention delegates to visit preserved historic sites or museums.

 

Sporting Event Expenses that Substantially Increase Economic Activity at Hotels:  Expenses including promotional expenses, directly related to a sporting event in which the majority of participants are tourists who substantially increase economic activity at hotels and motels within the county.

 

Certain Portions of Sporting Facilities:  Expenses for a certain percentage of a facilities patrons that are directly contributing to increased local hotel activity.

 

Shuttle Services for Convention Activities:  Shuttle services for an event is an eligible expense provided the shuttle services begins or terminates at a local hotel facility.

 

Supplemental Information To Include With Application:  Along with the application, if available, please submit the following:

 

_____ Proposed Marketing Plan for Funded Event

 

_____ Schedule of Activities or Events Relating to the Funded Project

 

Submit to: Bobby Fillyaw 

1201 Childers Road, Orange, TX 77630

(409) 883-7770

Application

 

Organization Information

 

Date:_____________________________________

 

Name of Organzation:____________________________________________________________________

 

Address:_______________________________________________________________________________

 

City, State, Zip:_________________________________________________________________________

 

Contact Name:__________________________________________________________________________

 

Contact Phone Number:___________________________________________________________________

 

Web Site Address for Event or Sponsoring Entity _____________________________________________

 

Is your organization:  Non-Profit__________ Private/For Profit___________

 

Tax ID #:________________________________ Entity’s Creation Date:  __________

 

Purpose of your organization:______________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of Event or Project_________________________________________________________________

 

 

Date of Event or Project::_________________________________________________________________

 

Primary Location of Event or Project:_______________________________________________________

 

 

Amount Requested:___________________________________

 

How will the funds be used:_______________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primary Purpose of Funded Activity/Facility:_________________________________________________

 

 

Percentage of Hotel Tax Support of Related Costs

 

_____   Note Percentage of Total Event Costs Covered by Hotel Occupancy Tax

 

_____   Note Percentage of Total Facility Costs Covered by Hotel Occupancy Tax for the Funded Event

 

_____   Note Percentage of Staff Costs Covered by Hotel Occupancy Tax for the Funded Event

 

If staff costs are covered, estimate percentage of time staff spends annually on the funded event(s) compared to other activities   ____________________________________

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