Poteau Voters Approve Tax Increase

Posted on: 9:08 pm, April 3, 2012, by , updated on: 10:04am, April 4, 2012

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Voters in Poteau said “yes” to an increase in motel taxes. In Tuesday night’s vote, 433 people voted for the five percent increase, while 389 voted against it.

Revenues from the tax will be dedicated to improving city recreation and parks.  It will also promote the city’s hospitality and tourism industry.