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MAUMEE, OH (Toledo News Now) -
City of Maumee is operating with close to a $1 million deficit, but they
recently got some good news: The cash flow into the city is increasing.
tax revenue is on the rise in Maumee, and the mayor credits that to all the new
small businesses that have moved to town.
year, we are up about $565,000 more through Sept. 30 than we were through Sept.
30 of last year," said Mayor Rich Carr.
is an increase of almost 5 percent from last year. According to Mayor Carr, in
September alone, the city collected more than $200,000, which is a 17 percent
increase over September of last year.
been great for us, because there have been a number of small businesses coming
in, and that's where you're going to sustain that growth over a period of time,"
mayor says Maumee has very affordable housing, a strong police presence, and an
excellent school system – all reasons he says small businesses choose to move
have Kroger coming in with about 200 new jobs. We have a medical clinic coming
to town," he said. "So we're seeing some sustainable businesses coming to town
that will generate some additional taxes."
the increase, the city is operating with a deficit. Carr says the city takes up
the entire deficit of the Maumee Municipal Court, which is close to $1 million.
To address it, the city has reduced spending and will use money from the income
we've done is looked at where we can reduce our spending, so this additional
growth helps us to erode some of that deficit," Carr said.
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