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Kimball sees increase in sales tax revenue

The City of Kimball has seen an increase in sales tax compared to this same time last year.

According to Amy Sapp, Special Projects Coordinator, this could be attributed to both an increased number of seasonal workers in the area, as well as, increased spending locally.

“We’ve got contractors in town and we have seen an influx of retirees from Colorado moving into town. My opinion is that a retiree is more likely to shop locally than drive an hour out of town to get something.”

The city collected $467,000 during the last fiscal year, October through September, but projections for the...

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