Cities and towns need dependable and consistent revenue sources to support the efficient and effective delivery of municipal services that residents and businesses demand for a positive quality of life and economic prosperity. This formerly stable revenue source has not only been reduced in dollars in recent years, but the formula that determines the distribution of the dollars is also being challenged.


The Legislature is evaluating a new formula to calculate the Local Government Fund. Cities and towns support updating the formula to ensure a reliable revenue source for cities and towns.