Bill Stevens

Cadiz Tourism

A 3 percent Cadiz restaurant tax has netted nearly $35,000 dollars in its first month on the books.

The Cadiz City Council approved the tax in June, before taking effect July 1. All revenue from the restaurant tax goes to the Cadiz-Trigg County Tourism and Convention Commission.

Cadiz City Council Moves Forward on Restaurant Tax

May 16, 2013
Cadiz Tourism

The proposed Cadiz restaurant tax ordinance received its first reading at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The ordinance championed by Cadiz and Trigg County Tourism Commission Executive Director Bill Stevens would levy a 3% tax on all city restaurants with a business license. Revenues collected would fund the tourism commission’s marketing and promotion campaign. The council split 3-3 last week to draft the ordinance.  Mayor Lyn Bailey broke the tie in favor.

Cadiz Council Considers Restaurant Tax

May 7, 2013
Kentucky New Era

The Cadiz City Council is exploring a three percent restaurant tax. Cadiz and Trigg County Tourism Commission Executive Director  Bill Stevens says the revenue would go towards the commission’s marketing budget to promote local business and tourism which has been struggling to compete with neighboring counties' budgets in recent years.