Voters in the city of Chandler will go to the polls for a special election Tuesday, Feb. 12, to vote on Ordinance No. 2018-08, a hotel or motel tax increase.

No. 20118-08 allows for a five percent increase on the sales tax for those who stay in local hotel or motel rooms. The resolution states funds from said tax increase are to be allocated for tourism, recreation and economic development initiatives of the city.

On Dec. 11, Chandler Mayor Gene Imel and members of the city council unanimously voted to hold the special election.

Polls will open at 7 a.m. and remain open until polls close at 7 p.m.