Tag Archives: Local Marketing District

Commissioners Approve Budget For LMD

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The preliminary budget for the Craig and Moffat County Local Marketing District was approved by the Moffat County Commissioners at their meeting yesterday. The budget now must be Continue reading

Steamboat Sales Tax Will Decrease in ’17

SteamboatThe City of Steamboats Sales and Use Tax rate will decrease by .25% next year. A referendum passed during the 2011 election, increased the rate to provide funding for the Local Marketing District to support commercial air service to the Yampa Valley. That referendum will expire at the end of the year. The change should be fairly straight forward, but the Continue reading

What’s Next for Local Marketing District

Ballot-300Now that Moffat County residents have voted in a new Local Marketing District, organizers are looking to create a board to govern the money raised from the increased lodging tax. That’s according to Craig Mayor Ray Beck and Moffat County Commissioner Frank Moe, who have been Continue reading

Election Results for Northwest Colorado

Ballot-300Moffat County’s School Board is set after yesterday’s elections. Unofficial totals show Darryl Steele, Jo Beth Tupa, Joanne Baxter, and Charity Neal won their respective school board seats, while Terry Carwile, Michael Anson, and Zach Allen won seats on the Moffat County Affiliated Junior College Board. Moffat County’s Continue reading

Ballots Due by 7 Tonight

Ballot-300Today is Election Day. This year’s ballots feature school and college board elections in Moffat, Routt and Rio Blanco Counties. There are also broadband questions on ballots in all three counties. There are tax increase questions for school districts in Meeker and Steamboat, and Continue reading

Proposed Local Tax Increase to be Discussed at Community Barbecue Tomorrow

Ballot-300There will be a community barbecue tomorrow afternoon at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Craig, with the intent of giving Moffat County residents a chance to learn more about the plan to create a Local Marketing District. The plan is to put a measure on the upcoming ballot, that will create a Local Marketing District to collect money from Continue reading

Moffat County LMD Special Meeting to be Held Monday

moffat-county-commissionersThe Moffat County Commissioners will hold a special meeting Monday to talk about the implementation of a Local Marketing District. The idea was conceived by those that Continue reading

Commissioner Explains Formula for Signature Gathering

frank-moe-300Moffat County Commissioner Frank Moe explained yesterday that the formula for determining the number of petition signatures needed to put a Local Marketing District on the upcoming ballot is different than creating most special districts. He says the law dictates that they target property value for those signatures. Continue reading