General Fund revenues year to date were $29,506,168 an increase of approximately 2.82% over 2016 revenues which were $28,697,622. Note that since the last monthly report, adjustments were made to the way revenues are shown in 2016 to more accurately display year over year comparisons. The largest difference monetarily is in Taxes and Assessments with the increase mainly due to an increase in Sales Tax collections compared to the prior year. General Fund expenditures year to date were $27,001,456, an increase of approximately 30.52% over 2016 expenditures which were $20,687,291. The largest increase is in expenditures monetarily is in the police department and fire department related to increased personnel costs.