Council Members Differ on Tax Increase

Council Members Differ on Tax Increase

Following a public hearing on the matter, city officials differ on whether or not to implement a home-rule sales tax in Woodstock — and if so, how much the city should charge. The City Council is considering increasing  Woodstock’s sales tax on general merchandise....
Residents Weigh in on Sales Tax Increase

Residents Weigh in on Sales Tax Increase

The condition of Woodstock’s infrastructure, taxes and business climate dominated discussion at a public hearing on a possible increase to the city’s sales tax. Opinion was divided during the Aug. 1 hearing before the City Council, which stretched for about an hour...
City Council Distributes Hotel/Motel Tax Revenues

City Council Distributes Hotel/Motel Tax Revenues

Fifteen nonprofit organizations and a city institution received a combined total of $89,250 in taxes collected from hotels and motels in Woodstock. The Woodstock City Council unanimously approved the disbursement of the funds at its May 16 meeting. The city of...

City Posts Proposed Budget

The city of Woodstock will have slightly lower budgeted expenditures and slightly higher revenues in the next fiscal year if the City Council approves the budget presented to them March 21. In all, the proposed budget calls for the city to spend $32.04 million in the...

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