Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

Meetings

  • 2:00 pm
  • First Wednesday of each month
  • Council Conference Room
    501 N. Anderson St.
    Ellensburg, WA 98926

Agendas & Minutes 

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 

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Minutes are also available following approval. 

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Members

There are five Lodging Tax Advisory Committee members:

  • Two members must be from the lodging industry
  • Two members must be from organizations involving activities authorized to receive tax proceeds
  • One member must be an elected City official

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee members serve two-year terms. The current Committee members are:

  • Sarah Maes (organization authorized to receive proceeds), term expires December 31, 2020
  • Mary Morgan (elected City official) - Chair, term expires December 31, 2021
  • Monica Miller (organization authorized to receive proceeds), term expires December 31, 2021
  • Christine Krueger (lodging industry), term expires December 31, 2020
  • Matthew Anderson (lodging industry), term expires December 31, 2021

Responsibilities

The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee operates under City Ordinance No. 4111 and is responsible for reviewing proposed changes to the lodging tax rate, exemptions, and use. Tax proceeds may be used for tourism promotion, the acquisition and operation of tourism-related facilities, and other uses as authorized by State law.