Administrator’s Report for February 21, 2017
Feb22

Administrator’s Report for February 21, 2017

Financial Update: Budget Preparation:  Budget packages for fiscal year 2017-2018 were distributed to the elected officials and county departments with instructions to make their request by March 6, 2017. Each package included a budget analysis worksheet, five-year capital improvement plan, historical actuals comparison report, and a detailed year-to-date budget report for the current year and previous year. Once the requests have been...

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Administrator’s Report for February 7, 2017
Feb08

Administrator’s Report for February 7, 2017

Financial Update: Sales Tax Revenue:  Gordon County received $560,757.55 in Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) and $793,265.96 in Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) from the Georgia Department of Revenue during the month of January 2017. This revenue reflects a 5.52% increase in LOST and a 3.52% increase in SPLOST compared to January 2016. A sales tax collections report prepared by the Finance Department is attached. Revenue...

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Administrator’s Report for January 10, 2016
Feb06

Administrator’s Report for January 10, 2016

Financial Update: Sales Tax Revenue:  Gordon County received $461,370.54 in Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) and $665,273.30 in Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) from the Georgia Department of Revenue during the month of December 2016. This revenue reflects a 2.50% increase in LOST and a 2.51% increase in SPLOST compared to December 2015. Significant Projects: Ranger Fire Station:  Following the facility modifications that...

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Administrator’s Report for January 24, 2017
Jan26

Administrator’s Report for January 24, 2017

Financial Update: SPLOST:  The Finance Department has prepared a sales tax estimate of the total SPLOST revenue projected during the next collection period. This projection has been approved by Finance Committee and is pending board discussion. Significant Projects: Irwin Mill Road:  Gordon County has received the report regarding the section of Irwin Mill Road that was closed for safety reasons following the recent wildfires near...

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Administrator’s Report for December 6, 2016
Dec16

Administrator’s Report for December 6, 2016

Financial Update: Sales Tax Revenue:  Gordon County received $448,071.92 as Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) and $646,106.40 as Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) from the Georgia Department of Revenue during the month of November 2016. This revenue reflected 3.56% increase in LOST and a 3.60% increase in SPLOST compared to the same month of the previous fiscal year. Financial Audit:  Auditors with R.M. Dobbs & Company...

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Administrator’s Report for November 15, 2016
Nov15

Administrator’s Report for November 15, 2016

Financial Update: FY2015-2016 Closeout:  The budget for the previous fiscal year has been closed and the Gordon County Revenue and Expenditure Budget Report for the year ending June 30, 2016 is submitted to the Board of Commissioners for review (report attached). Highlights follow: $2,051,785.18 excess revenue over expenditures in the General Fund. $490,942.14 excess revenue over expenditures in the Fire Fund. $17,069.74 excess...

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