Guide to Garner 2018-19 edition - Page 27

Your Tax Dollars The Town’s operating budget was $33,234,362 in fi scal year 2017-18 (the year in which this publication was produced) . Below is a breakdown of revenues and expenditures by major categories. Budget documents can be found at garnernc.gov/departments/fi nance. WHERE THE MONEY COMES FROM … Permits and fees 7.0% , $2,336,573 Sales tax and intergovernmental revenues 29.1% , $9,677,918 Other (e.g. fund balance, installment fi nancing, interest) Property tax 53.3% , $17,714,800 9.0% , $2,984,003 Sales and service fees 1.6% , $521,068 WHERE THE MONEY GOES … Solid waste/recycling 5.8% , $1,930,692 Transportation 9.7% , $3,236,662 General government 22.3% , $7,398,362 Debt service 11.8% , $3,924,469 Public safety Cultural and recreational 37.5% , $12,453,251 9.5% , $3,158,407 Transfers 3.4% , $1,132,519 garnernc.gov 25