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City revenues up in June

7/30/2012

City of Hays revenues increased in June due, in part, to increased water consumption, consumer spending and delinquent ad valorem taxes.

City of Hays revenues increased in June due, in part, to increased water consumption, consumer spending and delinquent ad valorem taxes.

Month-to-date water and conservation revenue increased sharply from June 2011, up $92,000 or 41.6 percent. Year-to-date water consumption for residential and business is up 8.4 percent, with a year-to-date increase in water revenue of 9.08 percent.

General fund sales tax collections continued an upward trend in June, with month-to-date general sales tax collections up $34,851, or 6.08 percent. June's total for sales tax collection was $608,325.

Year-to-date general fund sales tax collections are up $197,556 or 5.79 percent.

In addition, delinquent ad valorem taxes were up $73,238 over last June.