Show me the money? What if we don't know where the money is? Deputy Director of Administration (Jackson) Michelle Battee-Day stated in an April 4 letter to the Jackson City Council that water sewer collections were drastically behind projections. The letter is posted below. The collections and projections do not include sanitation revenue. The letter states:
*YTD Collections are $20.4 million. The city budget projected them to be $33.8 million. Collections are $13.4 million under projections and 30% of the projected $80.5 million for the entire fiscal year. The collections should be 42% of the projected $80.5 million at this point in the fiscal year.
*Collections for water sewer at the end of the 2014-2015 fiscal year were only 68% of projections. A grand total of $54.8 million. The collections were $67.2 million.
Here is some data for you to mine.