The city of Ketchum’s local-option-tax receipts experienced year-over-year growth over the winter.
In December, January and February, the city collected $788,075 in total revenue from the local-option tax. That compares with $743,199 from the same period in 2017-18, which is an increase of $44,876, or 6.04 percent.
The city collected $141,160 in February and $144,253 in January, which were 3.23 percent and 12.91 percent increases, respectively, from the same months in 2018. In December, the city collected $218,058, which was a drop of 3.68 percent from December 2017.
In the three-month period, Ketchum netted $503,471 from the tax on retail receipts aside from groceries, which was $12,583 more than the $490,888 collected in winter 2017-18.
For condominium-rental receipts, Ketchum received $72,732 in revenue over the winter, which was $24,373 more than the $48,359 collected in the year prior.
For hotel-room receipts, Ketchum collected $69,918 over the winter, which was $11,545 more than the $58,373 collected the winter prior.
Liquor-by-the-drink sales generated $86,076 in revenue this winter, slightly more than the $85,603 collected in winter 2017-18.
Building materials receipts declined from $59,971 in winter 2017-18 to $55,871 this winter, a drop of $4,100.