Sales tax collections were down in the city of Minden during the month of December 2018. However, according the City Clerk Michael Fluhr, the collections are ahead of budget. Fluhr gave his monthly financial report to the Minden City Council during its regular meeting Monday night.
“They [Webster Parish Sales Tax Commission] collected $574,000., Fluhr said. “Previous year [was] $658,000.”
“That number, for the moment, looks very bad,” he said. “But, we are actually $46,000 above the budgeted amount.”
Fluhr referenced a report provided to the city by the