By Daniel Bendtsen
Contributor 

Municipalities, hospitals receive $159K from excess SPT revenue

 

August 4, 2022



After vendors collected $169,123 in excess sales tax revenue, communities and hospitals in Sweetwater County received a small bonus from the 1% special purpose tax that was in effect from 2013 to 2018.

The 1% SPT was approved by voters in 2012 and included $60.5 million in projects for county and municipal projects. Another $21.3 million was approved for projects at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County and Castle Rock Hospital District. After funding for those projects was fulfilled in 2018, the treasurer’s office of Sweetwater County has continued to receive some excess tax revenue fro...



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