Urban flight bumps up revenue to $342,417, up 42% from 2021
Domestic travel and city residents’ escape to Colorado’s outdoors during the pandemic helped boost revenue from Montezuma County’s lodgers tax to new heights in 2022.
Funds available to chambers of commerce and other organizations that support tourism in the county is $342,417, the most since the lodgers tax was created. Of that amount, $314,200 was requested for grant access.
After the lodgers tax committee meeting on April 15, the grant disbursement was passed unanimously. It included Dolores Chamber of Commerce, $45,000;…