Lexington Center in downtown Lexington. On Thursday, the Urban County Council voted to increase the Fayette County hotel and motel tax by 2.5 percentage points to pay for a nearly $250 million overhaul and expansion of the Lexington Convention Center, which is part of Lexington Center.
Lexington Center in downtown Lexington. On Thursday, the Urban County Council voted to increase the Fayette County hotel and motel tax by 2.5 percentage points to pay for a nearly $250 million overhaul and expansion of the Lexington Convention Center, which is part of Lexington Center. Herald-Leader file photo
Lexington Center in downtown Lexington. On Thursday, the Urban County Council voted to increase the Fayette County hotel and motel tax by 2.5 percentage points to pay for a nearly $250 million overhaul and expansion of the Lexington Convention Center, which is part of Lexington Center. Herald-Leader file photo

Fayette County hotel and motel tax to go to 9.5 percent

May 26, 2016 8:01 PM