McCOOK, Nebraska -- The value of McCook area construction project costs was down by more than $131,000 in October, when compared to October of 2009, but the October year-to-date total costs were $18 million more than 2009 year-to-date.
According to the City of McCook's monthly building report, which details the number of building permits sold; estimated costs of projects, including construction, renovation and repair projects; as well as resulting fee revenue received by the City.
Subsequently, the year-to-date revenue received from building permit fees is significantly up over the prior year as well. The more than $59,000 received since January easily surpasses the $32,000 city staff budgeted for the entire fiscal year 2010-11, in the General Fund.
October project costs: $335,604
October permit fees received : $1,316
Total permit fees received January-October, 2009 : $28,664
Total permit fees received January-October, 2010 : $59,224
Total project costs January October, 2009 : $10,348,159
Total project costs January-October, 2010: $29,045,086