Ein Pros-It's No Room Tax Money for Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest won't be getting any room tax money to help with parade expenses. Neither will any other organization. Not for awhile, anyway. The La Crosse city council has essentially put off indefinitely any more discussion on using room tax money to help defray costs for Oktoberfest. Not that the discussion should even be occurring, says city council member James Cherf
Although the room tax money received some support from the city council, even a few Oktoberfest reps questioned the long term viability of the plan.