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City of Smithville Sales Tax Update

Below are the sales tax allocations for July 2017 vs. July 2016 (retail sales made primarily in May).  This data reflects RETAIL sales of goods and services subject to LOCAL sales tax.  Our sales tax payment (receipt) for July was $43,363.  This represents a 27.14% INCREASE in our net payment compared to the same time last year.  Basically, consumers spent more money for local goods and services in April.  The Front Room, Honey’s Pizza, Olde World Bakery, Mexico Lindo, Midnight Monkey Mercantile, Coach Q’s, Donut Shop, Pockets, Huebel’s, and Bone Spirits seem to be attracting more and more hungry/thirsty patrons to our business district.  The local shops, grocers, C-stores, and lodging establishments have also seen an increase in business. The data indicates a positive trend (13.97% increase) year over year with Smithville leading the “municipal pack” achieving the highest percent change in Bastrop County.  Sales tax dollars are used to make street / road repairs and help pay for community services like FIRE and POLICE.  Total year-to-date payments are $326,625.  Remember…SHOP LOCAL - it makes a difference!!! 

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Now Hiring! Community Engagement Coordinator

City of Smithville seeks Community Engagement Coordinator who will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating a robust community engagement strategy ...

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URGENT NOTICE – ROAD CLOSURE / DETOUR DUE TO TRAIN DERAILMENT

At approximately 3:00 pm on July 9, 2021 the City of Smithville received notice that a Union Pacific Train derailed blocking HWY-95 at the MLK BLVD an...

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MOSQUITO SPRAYING IN SMITHVILLE WILL BEGIN FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021

The recent rains combined with warmer temperatures have created the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. In response, the City will begin spraying all...

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