Opinions widely varied on future of tourism funding

Supervisors decide on percentage formula

The allure of Yosemite, some officials say, is what draws people to Mariposa County.A contentious discussion about the future of tourism funding took place last week during a meeting of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors.
Funding for the Yosemite Mariposa Tourism Bureau has been on the table for quite some time, with tourism officials requesting a new formula.
For many years, the board of supervisors has provided $500,000 a year in funding for the bureau.
But tourism officials say in tod...

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