The City of Mukilteo is inviting local non-profits and government agencies to apply for a 2021 Lodging Tax Grant. The deadline to apply online is 4:30pm on Monday, August 23, 2021, and no late applications will be accepted after that date. We will accept only online applications, not paper. The Lodging Tax Grant Application can be found here.
Funds for these grants flow to the City from a 2% hotel/motel tax assessed on hotels/motels within the City. RCW 67.28.1816 restricts use of the tax to fund tourism promotion, and acquisitions, operations and/or maintenance of tourism facilities within the City. The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) will review the applications on Monday, August 30, beginning at 3:00pm. Committee members listen to applicant presentations and recommend use of the funds to the City Council. The recommendations are tentatively schedule to be presented to Council on October 18, 2021.
For grant funding year 2021, the City Council approved $250,600 in lodging tax grants to organizations such as the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce, Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association, and Rosehill Community Center Staffing.