Why use a sales tax to fund the new Pavilion and City Park improvements?

The Pavilion and City Park is a regional destination.  City Park and Beach are used by thousands of visitors each year, and the Pavilion plays host to various activities and gatherings that attract out-of-town guests.  This regional draw supports the use of a local sales tax to fund its improvement.  By utilizing a local sales tax, these visitors to the community help fund the improvements.