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City OKs motel tax
The city's 3 percent motel tax is headed to the state for approval.
McMinnville officials are moving forward with a measure to levy a 3 percent tax on local motels. The state will now decide if it approves.The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met Tuesday night and approved with a vote of 5-1 a resolution that will be presented to the Tennessee General Assembly by state Sen. Janice Bowling during this legislative session. If approved by the state, the city can then levy a 3 percent tax for tourism develop.It passed with a vote of 5-1.