Winter Park gets good, not great economic news |

Winter Park gets good, not great economic news

Autumn Phillips
Sky-Hi Daily News
Winter Park, Colorado

At last week’s Winter Park Town Council meeting, finance director Bill Wengert had good news to report.

April was a good month.

“Not great,” he said, “but we’ll take it and hope the trend continues.”

April sales tax collections increased $1,500 compared to the same time last year.

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It was the first financial bright spot in a year that has already seen a sales tax decline of $362,000 or 15 percent compared to last year.

Wengert said his research showed that ski towns across the state saw increases in April, he said. “Except for Aspen, everybody did see a significant increase.”

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