Lodging Tax Board Members
- Michael Murphy - Business owner, Chair
- Mary Nettleton - Member at Large
- Jacqui Wonnacott - LC/HC Chamber of Commerce, Secretary
- Ben Hake - Lake City DIRT
- Linda Payne - Elkhorn RV Park, Lodging owner
- Michelle Cogger - Financial Specialist
- Sandra Wagner - Marketing Board Representative
Secretary: Sandy Hines
The voters of Hinsdale County authorized the levy of a lodging tax, pursuant to CRS 30-11-107.5 of the Colorado Revised Statutes, on November 3, 1992, and the Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution to establish a Lodging Tax Panel in Hinsdale County in January 20, 1993 for the purpose of marketing and advertising tourism in Hinsdale County. This Board of 7 members all must be Hinsdale County Residents. The Board consists of the President of the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, a DIRT Representative, a member of the Marketing Committee, one lodge owner, one business owner, one representative of a local financial institution and 1 registered voter. Meetings will be held quarterly in the by Zoom and agendas will be posted on the WEB page. For more information contact the Hinsdale County Administrative Assistant at 970-944-2225.
Lodging Tax Fund Applications
The Hinsdale County Lodging Tax Board accepts applications for Lodging Tax Grants to be distributed in 2021 starting in October 2020. Pursuant to statute, all revenue collected from the lodging tax is credited to a special fund designated as the Hinsdale County Lodging Tax Fund, and can be used only to advertise and market tourism in accordance with law, for the benefit of those unincorporated areas and municipalities from which the lodging tax originates.