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It will increase Bend's room tax to 10.4 percent and Deschutes County's room tax to 8 percent.

 

Mike Shiel with the Deschutes County Fairgrounds Board -- is grateful for the support.

 

"Well, obviously extremely pleased.  We've been working on this for a long time and quite frankly, I didn't know if it would happen.  But it did.  A lot of great people worked on it and I'm thrilled beyond belief."

 

More than 60 percent of the electorate voted for both room tax increases.

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