City seeks applicants for tourism grant program for 2014

MARYSVILLE — The city of Marysville is accepting applications for the City's Hotel/Motel Tax Grant Program for 2014.

Projects are funded on a reimbursement basis, with awards granted to projects that enhance and promote the City's tourism market.

The program is open to any qualified private nonprofit entity that has demonstrated an ability to accomplish the proposed project, said Gloria Hirashima, Chief Administrative Officer.

This includes agencies such as historical societies, art groups, chambers of commerce, museums and galleries, youth activity organizations and service clubs. Eligible applicants must demonstrate evidence of nonprofit status. Proposed projects must comply with state statutes that govern the use of Hotel/Motel Tax funds.

For a copy of the city of Marysville Hotel/Motel Tax Policy containing information regarding project availability, application procedures and the application form, visit the city website at in the Executive folder, contact the Executive Office, 1049 State Ave., Marysville, or call 360-363-8000.

Deadline for applications will be 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Applications received after this date may not be eligible for funding.

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