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Rotary 4th of July Fireworks funding approved by one vote


Last year the Rotary 4th of July Fireworks request for tourism tax funding passed by only one vote. Wednesday, the vote was again 3-2 by the City of Alva Tourism Tax Committee even though Rotary asked for less than half of what they requested in 2021. This year they asked for $5,000 while last year they were granted $12,500.

A major concern raised by Terri Parsons is that the fireworks display does not attract overnight visitors to Alva. Most of those attending are from the local area and return to their homes after the show. Since the tourism tax is levied on rentals of motel and hotel roo...

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