Hotel / Motel Tax Advisory Board


  • Annually
  • Bowie Public Library
    301 Walnut
    Bowie, TX 76230


The Hotel / Motel Tax Advisory Board is composed of five members.
  • Gaylynn Burris - Chairman
  • Vaishali Patel
  • Debbie Herriage
  • Janet McMurray
  • Jamie Rodden

Board Overview

The Hotel / Motel Tax Advisory Board meets at least annually to review the local Hotel Occupancy Tax (7%) revenues that are collected and to audit how these funds are expended. This group reports its findings annually to the City Council and can also offer suggestions for improvements or changes to the Hotel Occupancy Tax. The revenue derived from this municipal hotel occupancy tax shall be used to promote tourism and the convention and hotel industry as provided by the Texas Tax Code, Chapter 351"Municipal Hotel Occupancy Taxes". If interested in applying for funds please fill out Hotel/Motel Application.

After approval of application, the Post Event Report Form must be filled out.

For more information, please contact City Secretary Sandy Page at 940-872-1114 ext 121.