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City sales tax collections up in October

Collections totaled $17.9 million. It is the tenth month in a row of sales tax growth. Average growth over those 10 months has been at 9.8 percent. When all city sales taxes are combined, including the general fund, MAPS 3, police and fire and the zoo, the total generated in October, which reflects collections for

Sales tax collections up in August, use tax down

While sales tax collections were up 4.7 percent in August, for the fiscal year it has averaged 8.6 percent growth over the same period last year. Use tax collections, taxes paid on goods purchased outside the state but used in the city, totaled $3.18 million in August. The August sales tax collections check included monies

Open records request

His mom turned out fine, but it was the “What if?” that kept Richardson up at night. And it was the lack of information that Bill carried with her to the emergency room that made it even scarier. Juggling multiple health issues, Bill had resorted to carrying around her medical information on index cards. When

City budget for upcoming fiscal year set at $919 million

Some city police and firefighting positions that were cut due to budget restraints over the last two years could be restored in the budget presented by City Manager Jim Couch to the city council May 10. Council members received the $919 million proposed budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. The general fund portion was proposed