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Hudson Tourism Board to withdraw proposal

Aug 29, 2019 12:45 pm
Amanda Purcell is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media Hudson's Tourism Board voted August 27, to withdraw its proposed marketing plan from consideration by the city's Common Council. The council on August 20 tabled a vote on whether to enter into a $75,000 contract with consultant Chandlerthinks of Franklin, Tennessee. During the tourism board meeting this week, some members expressed frustration at elected officials' response to more than a year of work. “I feel frustrated,” said Jamie Smith Quinn, who was appointed to the tourism board by the Common Council. “I also feel that we acted lawfully and ethically in requesting this money, and it should have been granted." The board plans to resubmit its proposal to the council in November, and the members hope the aldermen will commit to the plan before the vote takes place. Read the full story at HudsonValley360 [dot] com.