Saint Paul City Council considering hike in hotel tax rate

Saint Paul City Council considering hike in hotel tax rate
Photo: iStock
By Hoodline - Published on August 13, 2019.

The Saint Paul City Council is scheduled to meet on Aug. 14. We've examined the meeting's agenda and prepared this report of what’s on tap for consideration by the council.

A key item on the agenda is a resolution that would raise the supplemental tax on hotels and motels from 3% to 4%.

According to the agenda, members will also consider accepting $5,108,578.84 in Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment, and Parks and Trails Funds, for the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Other agenda items include:

  • A resolution to accept the gift of design and construction of two handball courts in Clayland Park, valued at approximately $53,200, from the Hamline-Midway Coalition on behalf of the Hamline-Midway Youth Handball Development Committee.
  • A resolution agreeing to share costs with the State of Minnesota for a pedestrian improvement project along East 7th Street.

Want to attend and make your voice heard? The meeting will take place at the Council Chambers - 3rd Floor and begins at 3:30 p.m.

This story was created automatically and reviewed by an editor before publication. Click here for more about how and why Hoodline is automating local news. Got thoughts about what we're doing? Go here to share your feedback.