April sales tax collections
The April sales tax receipts, which represent City sales activity for the month of February, were 4.8 percent above the amount reported for the same period last year. Year-to-date sales tax collections for the City are trending 2 percent above last year’s collections. Sales tax contributes 27 percent of the total revenue used to support the general fund. The City uses the general fund for services including police, fire, parks and recreation, libraries, neighborhood services and public works.