Bastrop grapples with future of marketing efforts

The city of Bastrop continues to grapple with how to effectively spend its millions of tourism dollars, as the end of a 10-year marketing agreement with the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines draws near.

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Currently, about $900,000 of the citys Hotel Occupancy Tax revenue is given to the Hyatt Lost Pines annually to run a regional marketing campaign through the Bastrop Marketing Corporation as a part of a 10-year agreement with the city.

With the agreement expiring in June, the city has been mulling over in what form it should con