Campers brought in extra lodging tax revenue for Electric City


Last updated 2/8/2021 at 12:17pm

Scott Hunter

Sunbanks Resort from the air. Two campgrounds in Electric City, Sunbanks and Coulee Playland, had a good 2020 season, which contributed more in lodging tax funds to the city budget.

Electric City's tourism fund appears to have benefitted during the COVID-19 pandemic, while Grand Coulee has brought in more sales tax this year, reflecting different areas of strength in each city's economy.

The Star looked at data provided by city clerks, which show that Electric City's revenue from lodging tax, collected on motel and campground stays, went up in 2020. That revenue category went...

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