EATON —Preble County Auditor Lavon Wright recently presented the county’s financial report for the month of June.
According to Wright, during the month of June, General Fund receipts totaled $630,959.53. This was 9.70 percent below the estimate for the month, she noted.
Sales tax revenue for June totaled $474,225.33 from April sales. The Local Government Fund came in at $35,238.41, while charges for services were at $68,956.71, interest was at $17,748.04, fines and forfeitures were at $2,442.46, and other receipts came in at $32,340.58.
The 1-mill conveyance receipts totaled $9,136.90 and there were no related expenditures for the month, according to the report.
June, 2016 General Fund disbursements totaled $817,080.89. According to Wright, this was 5.39 percent below the estimate for the month.
Salaries, P.E.R.S. and Medicare disbursements for June were $409,789.20. Health insurance premiums were billed and paid in the amount of $79,034.70.
Transfers for the month: $ 17,222.62 to the Ohio State Ag Society; $28,500.00 to Children Services, $14,500.00 to the Preble County Engineer.
Department Expenditures were $268,034.37 and included supplies ($41,077.80,) equipment ($16,827.12,) charges for services ($199,644.97,) and ($3,974.84) for gasoline travel, advertising/printing, and other expenses.
The county’s general fund began 2016 with a cash balance of $3,800,775.40, Wright noted, and ended the month of June with $4,161,871.85.
2016 versus 2015 comparison:
General fund receipts for June 2016 were above what they were in 2015 by 25.89 percent, according to Wright. ($129,753.76.)
Charges for services were below 24.03 percent; sales tax was down 4.39 percent and Local Government Funds were down 6.05 percent. Fines and forfeitures were down 11.49 percent and interest came in at $17,748.04 for the month, Wright noted.
The next Casino Tax collection were to be received in July.
Expenditures for June were less than what they were in 2015 by 4.41 percent, according to Wright, who said salaries, P.E.R.S. and Medicare were down 1.27 percent; and department expenditures were down 16.42 percent, or $52,673.83.
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