WC voters approve H/M local option tax renewal

Webster City voters overwhelmingly approved the renewal of the Hotel/Motel Local Option tax, on the ballot in Tuesday’s general election.

The measure which would renew the H/M?tax for 10 years, was approved by a margin of 82.5 percent in favor to 17.5 percent against, or 2,621 votes in favor and 556 votes against.

The local option was scheduled to expire in 2017.