The purpose of the City of Balch Springs Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) Program is to directly enhance and promote tourism and the convention and hotel industry in Balch Springs.

By Council Resolution, the funds shall be divided for the following purpose and in the following percentages

  1. Convention and Visitors Bureau purposes:  thirty percent (30%).
  2. Promotion of the Arts: thirty percent (30%); and
  3. City-Sponsored Events:  thirty percent (30%)
  4. The remaining ten percent (10%) shall be distributed among the above listed categories at the Committees discretion.

For more information concerning a HOT fund grant, please contact Effie Donaldson at (972) 913-3004 or

HOT fund grant applications are now being accepted. Please submit your application by October 7, 2016 by noon.
Please submit your application by email to Effie Donaldson. Application Available below.


Contact Information

City of Balch Springs Texas
13503 Alexander Road,
Balch Springs, TX 75181.
M - F 8:00am - 5:00pm