Gross production tax collections still not meeting estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in October were $520.2 million and came in at $10.0 million, or 2.0 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $83.9 million, or 19.2 percent, above collections in October of 2017. Total collections over the first four months of the fiscal year are $20.4 million, or 1 percent, above […]
Sales tax dollars have not reached expectations in the first two months of the fiscal year for the City of Guthrie.
The new fiscal year is underway and the first sales tax numbers are in for the City of Guthrie.
If you drive along the new bridge that separates the east and west side of Guthrie, you will see a white building on the north side. Inside that building known at LOU’s, 35 to 60 people,including children, are served each day.
Three students, including a Langston University sophomore, were surprised with $40,000 college scholarships live on “Good Morning America,” after speaking out about how rising tuition costs have cast their dreams of higher education into question.
Year-to-date returns for first quarter almost equal to estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in September were $545.1 million and came in at $8.2 million, or 1.5 percent, below the monthly estimate. This amount is $40.1 million, or 7.9 percent, above collections in September of 2017.
On the November 6 general election, a county question for the creation of a new Emergency Medical District will be on the ballot.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation was awarded $4.28 million in federal grants to help upgrade rural public transportation fleets and facilities, including First Capital Trolley which is based in Guthrie.
Guthrie chapter members accepted an FFA Technology and Innovation Grant from Devon Energy at the 2018 Northwest Area COLT Conference.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Devon Energy selected Guthrie’s FFA chapter to receive a $1,000 grant for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.
For the first time in the 2017-18 fiscal year, the City of Guthrie saw a month of sales tax collections not exceed the previous month. However, city officials are pleased with the overall growth throughout the year.
Two major reporting categories still missing monthly estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in August were $454.6 million and came in at $28.2 million, or 6.6 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $40.9 million, or 9.9 percent, above collections in August of 2017.
The Guthrie city council unanimously approved a $32M budget for the upcoming fiscal year. City Manager Leroy Alsup says the budget will allow an increase in personnel.
The August sales tax collections for the City of Guthrie increased nearly 7 percent compared to the same time last year.
Guthrie Public Schools received a tremendous donation Wednesday morning at the weekly Chamber Coffee with the Guthrie Chamber of Commerce. And, there’s more coming.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Logan County Rural Water, Sewer and Solid Waste Management District No. 1 (RWS & SWMD) received approval Tuesday for $1,000,000 in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District’s water infrastructure. Construction of upgrades and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water […]
First month's collections for FY 2019 leave room for improvement
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in July were $449.1 million and came in at $9.6 million, or 2.1 percent, below the monthly estimate. This amount is $37.8 million, or 9.2 percent, above collections in July of 2017.
June collections come in just over 11% above estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in June were $626.9 million and came in at $63.7 million, or 11.3 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $79.2 million, or 14.5 percent, above collections in June of 2017. Total collections during the 2018 fiscal year were $5.9 billion which is $381.6 million, or 7 percent, above […]
The school year is drawing closer and so is the annual tax free weekend.
Phase one is officially underway at the Guthrie Junior High School with restoration of the 94-year-old school building.
With less than one week remaining until voters head out to the polls, candidates continue to hit the campaign trail and raising money. The latest campaign funding dollars have been filed with the State for the local Senate, Representative and District Attorney races.