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Sales Tax update for November 2009

  • November sales tax collections (based on retail sales in October)
    $5,058,312 a decrease of 2.8% compared to November 2007. The collections are in line seasonal sales tax patterns.
  • November use tax collections: totaled $622,030. The collections are down 42.3% compared to November 2007. The City is behind budget projections for the month by $352,015 when compared to historical data.
  • Building permits pulled
    • November 2008: residential: 2 permits, 39 remodel permits. In November 2007 there were 54 building permits, and 52 remodel permits pulled.
    • Commercial permits pulled: 1 permit, plus 15 remodel permits. In November 2007 there were 6 building permits, and 20 remodel permits.
  • Sales Tax Licenses: Net new 44 licenses. In November 2007 there were 77 licenses.

For more in depth financial data, read the City’s monthly Financial Report.