THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF COCHRANE

Municipal Accommodation Tax and Cochrane Tourism Association Public and Stakeholders Consultation: Presentation & Input Session

Municipal Accommodation Tax and Cochrane Tourism Association

Public and Stakeholders Consultation

Presentation and Input Session #2

When: Wednesday June 5, 2019 – 7 pm

Where: Commando Park Pavilion

Why:

The Town of Cochrane continues to explore the implementation of a Municipal Accommodation Tax.  The tax would be charged and collected by accommodation providers within the municipality (hotels – for example) and the tax is paid by accommodation users (hotel customers – for example).  At least 50% of the revenues generated from this tax must be paid to eligible tourism entities and be used to promote tourism.

The session will provide a forum for education and discussion on the changes being proposed as a result of feedback obtained at the original Consultation Session held in 2018, current term Council discussions and new information. A key change to the original proposal is to form a Cochrane Tourism Association.

To obtain further information, please contact the Municipal Office at (705) 272-4361. Afin d’obtenir de l’information en français, veuillez communiquer au (705) 272-4361.

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