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Want a Share of Springfield's Hotel-Motel Tax? This Meeting's For You

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Any organization interested in receiving a share of Springfield's hotel-motel tax revenues originally dedicated to Wonders of Wildlife is invited to a meeting in May.

WOW terminated its grant agreement in 2011 and agreed to forego receipt of all hotel-motel tax proceeds after the termination date.

City Council then authorized 60% of those funds to go to qualifying organizations.

The Hotel/Motel Tax Reallocation Committee will hold a Q & A Session Wednesday, May 6th at 4:30 pm at the Creamery Arts Center.

According to the City of Springfield, the funds are available for capital grants to Springfield not-for-profit organizations that promote tourism, recreation, education and the local economy.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.