SALINE COUNTY RECEIVES FIRST MONTHLY INSTALLMENT OF NEW SALES-TAX MONEY FOR JAIL

During the meeting of the Saline County Commission on Tuesday, November 14, Treasurer Marty Smith gave the sales-tax report for November, which was mostly down.

First, he reported on the sales tax and law-enforcement tax received.

Also included was his report on the Use Tax and the first installment of the new portion of the sales-tax for the Saline County Sheriff’s Department.

The county started collecting the new portion on October 1. It sunsets on September 30, 2024. Auditor Tara Vogelsmeier’s request to create a new line item in the budget specifically for the one-eighth-of-a-cent sales tax proceeds was approved by commissioners.