Funding Source Information

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Asphalt Repairs:

The money to fund the asphalt repairs to the City’s roadways comes from revenue generated from the gas tax which is included in unleaded and diesel fuel purchases.   This Gas Tax fund is considered a special revenue fund that is restricted by law or administrative action and can only be expended for specified purposes.

 

Concrete Repairs:

The funding source for concrete repairs is the Local Transportation Fund (LTF).  The revenue for the LTF is derived from a ¼ cent of the local general sales tax that is collected statewide and then returned to its county of origin, which then distributes the funds to cities and unincorporated areas within the county jurisdiction.  These funds are considered a special revenue fund that is restricted by law or administrative action and can only be expended for specified purposes.

 

Fleet:

The City’s Fleet Maintenance is supported by the General Fund which consists of property tax, sales tax, transient occupancy tax, and franchise tax.  This revenue is used to support department services such as public safety, public works, community services, development, and administrative services.

 

Graffiti Removal:

Graffiti removal is supported by the General Fund which consists of property tax, sales tax, transient occupancy tax, and franchise tax.  This revenue is used to support department services such as public safety, public works, community services, development, and administrative services.

 

Assessment Districts (LMAD/DFAD/MAD):

The City’s LMAD/DFAD/MAD assessment districts receive funding through an annual assessment that is paid as part of the individual property owner’s property tax bill.  The assessments are considered a special revenue fund that is restricted by law or administrative action and can only be expended for specified purposes.

 

Sewer:

The Sanitary/Sewer system operates on funds that are used to account for activities that are operated similar to that of private businesses where goods and services are provided for a fee.  This type of fund is called an Enterprise Fund and consists of a sewer user fee when connected to the City’s sewer system.

 

Street Sweeping:

The money to fund the City’s street sweeping program comes from revenue generated from the gas tax which is included in unleaded and diesel fuel purchases.   This Gas Tax fund is considered a special revenue fund that is restricted by law or administrative action and can only be expended for specified purposes.

 

Storm Drains:

The City’s Storm Drain system utilizes a fee charged on improved parcels located within the City.  This per unit (improved parcel) fee is considered a special revenue fund that is restricted by law or administrative action and can only be expended for specified purposes.

 

Weed Abatement:

Money to fund weed abatement/removal of the City’s public property comes from revenue generated from the gas tax which is included in unleaded and diesel fuel purchases.  This Gas Tax fund is considered a special revenue fund that is restricted by law or administrative action and can only be expended for specified purposes.

 

Bus Shelter Advertising:

The Bus Shelter Advertising program is strictly supported by the sales of advertisements on bus shelters located within the city with special, highly visible panels.  The revenue is based on the amounts of sales annually with expenditures not exceeding the amount of sales.