If campaign promises mean anything, it looks like the Boise Visitor and Convention Bureau won’t be getting any public tax money from the Greater Boise Auditorium District (G-BAD) in the near future. Hy Kloc and Judy Peavey-Derr were top vote getters for the two seats up for grabs.
Kloc had previously told the GUARDIAN, “My position has been clear from day one…I will not break the law! IF we do work with them it could be on a commission basis only on what business they bring into the center.” However the BOISE WEEKLY said, “Kloc, who was endorsed by Boise Mayor Dave Bieter, said he would prefer that the funding resume sooner than later.”
Peavey-Derr said throughout the campaign that she was reluctant to quickly resume funding to the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau, which saw its financial support cut off by the GBAD board in a deeply divided vote last summer.
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