Staff photo by Tommy Millsaps
Teresa Pistole is busy shopping for a birthday present at the Sweetwater Kmart. Shoppers like
Pistole have brought extra revenue to the town after a half-cent sales tax hike was approved
|Published: 8:54 AM, 07/25/2012
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER-The 2011-2012 fiscal year
has closed with Sweetwater's budget looking the best it has in years.
According to a financial report
prepared by City Recorder Jessica Morgan, the city has put back more
than a half a million dollars into its general fund.
The report said the city had $528,322
left over this past budget year after the bills were paid.
Most of that extra money can be
attributed to the half-cent sales tax increase that city voters put
into effect Aug. 1 last year. The sales tax hike brought in $451,976
See full story in the Wednesday, July 25, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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