In Greenwood Village, revenue is up and crime is down


According to the monthly city manager’s report for the City of Greenwood Village, year-to-date general fund revenues for the first nine months of 2023 were $40,445,327, or 9% above what was budgeted for that period. 

General Fund expenditures through September 30, 2023 were $37,442,527, or 2% below the amount that had been budgeted for the first three quarters of 2023.

Sales and use tax collections, which account for more than half of all city revenue, were 11% higher than expected through September, with the largest increases in taxes paid over the amount budgeted coming from the Finance, Insurance & Health Care sector, along with taxpayers in the Professional, Scientific, Information and Technical Services category.

The number of occurrences in every category of crime included in the city manager’s report was lower in 2023 than it was in 2022 through the first nine months of this year. The percentage decreases were:

The September 2023 GV city manager’s report also said that the city’s, “Automatic License Plate Readers read 898,996 plates with 1,899 total alerts which yielded several stolen vehicle recoveries, arrests for outstanding warrants, and seizure of drugs and weapons.”