Commission To Brush Up On Murals
Posted: May 20, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.
In recent months, some members of the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission asked hard questions about their semi-annual dole-out of cash to organizers of local and regional events. For example, they wanted proof it's worthwhile to spend a few thousand tax dollars a year to attract NCAA or SEC athletic events to the University of Arkansas. Those events often draw hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators to local hotels and restaurants, precisely the reason for existence of the hotel/motel/restaurant tax that supports the commission's efforts.
What’s The Point?
A proposal to fund murals with Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission funding should meet the standard of being capable of drawing thousands of visitors to town every year.
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