December 18, 2014

July sales tax collections less than projections

Sales tax revenues did not meet projections in July despite a 1 cent sales tax increase that started July 1, according to preliminary figures released from the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Actual monthly sales tax collections missed projections by approximately …

Sales tax crunch could spell trouble in budget season

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Sales taxes are bringing in less revenue than they did last year, and that could create challenges for Gardner and Edgerton as the communities enter budget season.

“It’s a significant revenue source,” Melissa Mundt, Gardner assistant city …

Miami County sales tax question on Aug. ballot

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Miami County voters will consider renewing a quarter cent sales tax on the November ballot. The sales tax sunsets at the end of this year, but Miami County Commissioners are asking that residents agree to continue with …

SH Council turns attention to lakeside park

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Now that residents are making a splash at the newly-opened Spring Hill Aquatic Center, city council members are turning their attention to the second project to be funded by the half-cent parks sales tax – West Lake …