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Tourist bureau’s next budget sees surplus

CRANBERRY TWP — The Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau’s board of directors this morning passed a budget that predicts a surplus at the end of the fiscal year in 2015.
The budget calls for $1,661,300 in income coming into the bureau between this July and June 2015. Most of that income will come in the form of the 3 percent county bed tax, which is projected to bring in nearly $1.4 million to the bureau.
Bureau President Jack Cohen said he projects a “modest gain” of about $50,000 in bed tax revenue next year compared to this year, and said those numbers will likely jump even higher in the coming years because of new hotels in Butler and Cranberry and the proposed UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex opening in Cranberry next year.
“We’re seeing the growth continuing,” he said.
The budget calls for a surplus of more than $124,500 after factoring in expenditures.

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