• September 24, 2016

Bell County Expo Center Occupancy Tax

Killeen council members not sold on Expo tax

Bell County officials are drumming up support for a tax to expand the Bell County Expo Center, and although other cities have given it their blessing, some Killeen council members aren’t sold on the idea.

Heights council OKs resolution supporting hotel tax increase

HARKER HEIGHTS — Council members Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution supporting Bell County officials’ request to increase the hotel occupancy tax by 2 percent.

Heights to consider resolution backing county’s hotel tax hike

HARKER HEIGHTS — Council members next week will consider whether to support a resolution to increase the county’s hotel occupancy tax to fund costs associated with the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.

Belton City Council supports hotel tax to benefit Expo Center

BELTON — The City Council passed a resolution this week stating its support for the collection of a Bell County Hotel Occupancy Tax to benefit the Bell County Expo Center.

New Bell County hotel occupancy tax not good idea

Will Rogers once said, “The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.” Fortunately, the Texas Legislature only meets every two years and prides itself on keeping taxes low.

Bell County seeks support for hotel tax

BELTON — A proposal to change state law to allow Bell County to collect a hotel occupancy tax to fund improvements to the Bell County Expo Center isn’t finding any traction from area legislators.

Tri-City Lodging group a busy bunch

The Tri-City Lodging Association, a trade group of hotel and motel executives in Killeen, Copperas Cove and Harker Heights, has a lot on its plate these days.

Officials defend proposed 2 percent hotel/motel tax increase in Bell County

The proposed 2 percent tax increase on lodging properties continues to stir debate in Bell County.

Salado rejects county's hotel tax

SALADO – The Board of Aldermen unanimously voted Thursday to refuse adoption of a hotel/motel tax that would benefit the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.

Expo Center needs an upgrade

Belton's Bell County Expo Center needs an upgrade to keep up with the competition.

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