Rosenberg council to discuss sign rules, hotel taxes Tuesday
Rosenberg's City Council will discuss tweaking its hotel tax code and its
regulations on signs during a "workshop" session Tuesday.
City Manager Jack Hamlett says Rosenberg needs to make some small tweaks to
its Hotel Occupancy Tax. Muni Code. A consulting firm the city contracts to
monitor its sales-tax collection, might also take a look at its hotel-tax
Since Richmond's zip code cuts into Rosenberg's city limits, Hamlett says,
there's always the risk that sales-tax money will go to the wrong location,
so Muni Services looks out for such errors. "We're asking them to do the
same thing for the hotel and motel, to make sure we're getting our full
Last year a citizen task force reviewed the city's Sign Ordinance, Hamlett
says, and recommended some changes. One is to make it easier to business to
keep and maintain pre-existing signs that don't conform to sign regulations.
Another is to create "different sign districts" that acknowledge the varying
needs of business and residential areas, Hamlett says.
Council cannot vote on actual decisions during workshop sessions. It uses
the workshop to review issues before they are discussed at regular council
The workshop session will take place Tuesday, Feb. 22 at City Hall, 2110
Fourth St. View the agenda here.
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