Granite Shoals considers group fees for boat ramps



By Nathan Hendrix
Staff Writer

The Granite Shoals City Council asked city staff to research details related to adding a “business fee” for profit-based associations utilizing the city's boat launch facilities.

City Manager Jeff Looney presented the option to the council at the Nov. 12 regular meeting to charge fishing tournament associations and other groups a flat fee for large-scale usage.

He said tournament groups profit from their events by using municipal facilities, but the city has to exercise caution to avoid driving interest away. …

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