The passage of Measure M was a big deal for the future of Mariposa County. Money is needed for fire protection, road maintenance and law enforcement.
Changing the hotel tax from 10 percent to 12 percent still leaves us much lower than comparable destinations. Madera, Tuolumne and Mono counties will all have similar initiatives on their ballots in 2020. Tourism will remain the overwhelming economic driver for our county as we seek to establish additional diversified business growth.
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