Community leaders and organizations and Dallas residents participated in a community advocacy campaign rally in support of VOTE YES FOR PROP A on Thursday at Two Podners Restaurant, 1441 Robert B. Cullum Blvd., Dallas 75210.
Speakers showed their support for a once-in-a-generation opportunity to revitalize and expand two of Dallas’ biggest attractions for travel and tourism, Fair Park and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, when residents cast their ballots November 8th for the $1.5 billion initiative.
The ballot measure known as Proposition A asks citizens to vote FOR a 2% increase in the Hotel Occupancy Tax, which is paid by overnight visitors to Dallas hotels and motels. Known as the “tourist tax,” it will repay the bonds for the renovations. This means no increase in property or sales tax for Dallas residents will occur.