Ourays Mayor Pro Tem John Wood speaks during Monday’s city council meeting. City councils agreed to ask voters in November to approve a 15% excise tax on short-term rentals. They also approved a cap-and-trade program proposed by Wood that limits the number of short-term rental licenses to 120. Erin McIntyre – Ouray County Plaindealer
Ouray City Council will ask voters this November to approve a 15% excise tax on short-term rentals and has put a cap on the number of rental permits in the city, with exceptions only for those who also offer long-term rental units. Four city councils unanimously voted on Monday to instruct staff to create a voting question for the November election. Councilor Glenn Boyd was absent and …
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