MTA, Christmas light show look for funds in 2020 budget

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The one-percent hotel motel tax increase, a total of $600,000 is going towards agencies that attract tourism.

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The one-percent hotel motel tax increase, a total of $600,000 is going towards agencies that attract tourism.

The Tubman Museum, Museum of Arts and Science, and the Douglas Theatre will receive the hotel motel tax money.

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Organizers for the Main Street Christmas Light Show Extravaganza were hoping to get some of that money so the show can continue for another year.

Macon-Bibb commissioners are meeting Tuesday at 2 p.m. to discuss the general fund 2020 budget before a vote on June 11th.