March GRF receipts 9% below estimate; State to borrow more money

Borrowing necessary to make monthly agency allocations

March GRF receipts 9% below estimate; State to borrow more money

OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in March missed the official monthly estimate by 9 percent and are 2.8 percent below the estimate for the first three quarters of the fiscal year. Total GRF collections of $352.1 million in March will be short of the amount needed to make agency monthly allocations. About $31 […]

City Hall approved for new flooring; CIP money to fund project

This photo shows holes in the flooring inside the council chambers. This is one example of several tripping hazards identified by City staff.

City Hall approved for new flooring; CIP money to fund project

The Guthrie city council unanimously approved for City staff to solicit bids for the replacement of flooring on all three floors of the building, which includes the police department. The estimated cost is approximately $45,000 and will be paid with monies from the approved sales tax program (Capital Improvement Projects). “This is a safety issue,” […]

OMES: February GRF receipts above estimate

February GRF receipts above estimate

OMES: February GRF receipts above estimate

OKLAHOMA CITY — A change in the payment date for a higher education scholarship fund has caused total General Revenue Fund receipts to appear artificially higher than expected at 8.3 percent above the estimate for February as corporate income tax collections remain unpredictable.

Fiscal year collections nearly 3% below estimate

Fiscal year collections nearly 3% below estimate

OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in January missed the official monthly estimate by 3.4 percent and were 2.8 percent below the estimate for the first seven months of the fiscal year as sales tax receipts fell below projections and corporate income tax collections continued to show their volatility.

OMES: December GRF receipts below estimate

Caution needed as tax collections continue slid

OMES: December GRF receipts below estimate

OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in December missed the official monthly estimate by 12.3 percent and are 2.7 percent below the estimate for the first six months of the fiscal year as most major tax categories lagged behind projections.

Free supplies help four Guthrie teachers bring exciting new curricula to classrooms

Teachers given up to $1,100 as part of OERB education program

Free supplies help four Guthrie teachers bring exciting new curricula to classrooms

GUTHRIE, Okla. – Four Guthrie teachers recently attended a teacher-training workshop hosted by the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board, and walked away with hundreds of dollars in free classroom supplies. Now, they are encouraging other Oklahoma teachers to sign up for the free program.

November GRF receipts above estimate

Sales tax collections continue slide; receipts remain below yearly estimate

November GRF receipts above estimate

OKLAHOMA CITY — An unexpectedly high deposit from individual income tax collections pushed November’s General Revenue Fund (GRF) 7.3 percent above the monthly estimate, but with sales tax collections continuing to slide the total receipts for the fiscal year remained below the estimate.

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