The Lewis County Board of Commissioners is looking for a volunteer interested in serving on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and is accepting applications until Sept. 17.

Applicants must represent a business required to collect lodging taxes in unincorporated Lewis County, according to a BOCC news release.

Applications are due by 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17.

The lodging tax, sometimes referred to as the hotel-motel tax, is a consumer tax when staying at hotels, motels, rooming houses, private campgrounds, RV parks and similar facilities. The county collects lodging tax in unincorporated parts of the county and redistributes the money among county entities that promote tourism.

The committee member would advise the BOCC on how to best allocate those funds, the release states.

Applications are available online at https://lewiscountywa.gov/offices/commissioners/bocc-news/lodging-tax-august-2020/ and can be emailed to Rieva Lester, clerk of the Board, at committees@lewiscountywa.gov, or can be mailed in at 351 NW North St., Chehalis, WA, 98532.

If you have more questions about the position, contact Rieva at 360-740-1419 or County Commissioner Edna Fund at 360-740-1120.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.