Sales tax revenue continues summer climb

The cancellation of the Fourth of July celebration — the busiest time each year in Ouray — did not prove to be a drag on the city’s budget. The city collected $357,284 in sales tax revenue this month, a nearly 13 percent jump over the $316,742 the city collected the same time last year. The collections reflect spending in July. Year to date, the city has pulled in more than $1.14 million in sales…

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