Anticipated Ballot Measure: 0.5% for Housing

In 2020, Hailey voters approved a 1% Local Option Tax on hotel, motel short-term occupancy, and rental car revenue, to market air service. The tax is commonly known as "1% for Air," Ketchum and Sun Valley have a similar tax. While Hailey's 1% for Air does not expire until 2050, Hailey is considering joining Ketchum to ask voters to reallocate the tax to fund "0.5% for Air" and "0.5% for Housing." The City Council will determine over the next two months whether to put the matter to the voters in May 2023.

See the Idaho Mountain Express article and City Council agenda packet (NB019) for more information.

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