Cumberland County Finance Director Nathan Brock presented financial reports for several county funds at tonight’s County Commission meeting.
As of yesterday, sales-tax collection figures stand at $779,663, representing a 1.45 percent increase over the budgeted amount of $768,530. For the first six months of the fiscal year, collections stand at $4,857,401 against a budgeted amount of $9,366,621.
Cumberland County EMS collections stand at $248,882 for January. Fiscal year to date, collections amount to $1,755,266 of a budgeted $4 million. This is $244,732 below the year-to-date budget projections.
Fiscal year to date property-tax collections are at 50.5 percent, down one percentage point from this time last year.
The Hotel/Motel tax figures show a decrease from last year, at $407,995 of a budgeted $885,000. Collections thus far stand at 46.1 percent of budgeted amounts.
Prisoner boarding income for the fiscal year, representing four months of revenue, stands at $210,795 of a budgeted $620,000, or 34 percent. That’s down somewhat from $229,671 of $525,000 budgeted for Fiscal Year 2017-18.