TUCKER, Ga. (March 2, 2017) – Tucker’s City Council voted Thursday to approve a resolution that supports restoring the hotel/motel tax in the City to eight percent. The 5-2 vote occurred at a Special Called Meeting of the Council at City Hall. If approved by legislators under the Gold Dome this session, the decision would mean additional funds for Parks and Recreation projects in the City.
One estimate has the move generating an extra $171,000 annually for projects including renewal of the Tucker Recreation Center and installation of bathrooms at Tucker’s parks. Countywide the hotel/motel tax is eight percent. Tucker is one of five cities across DeKalb County pushing to make the rate uniform across the county.