2012-08-08 / Civics and Politics
Putnam’s Hotel Occupancy Tax Refocuses
Putnam’s proposed implementation of a 4-percent room occupancy tax for hotels and motels countywide as a new source of revenue may not be dead after all. In June, County Executive MaryEllen Odell vetoed the measure that had been approved by the Legislature. The lawmakers failed to override the veto and the measure died.