The tax is collected by the OBMV when motor vehicle registrations are issued annually then distributed to the counties on a monthly basis. The city requests funds from either Butler or Warren counties when specific projects are planned and constructed.
Council has indicated that street paving is a priority and that the additional revenue would go toward improvements for planning, constructing, reconstructing, improving, maintaining and repairing city streets and roadways. The revenues would also go for improvements to bridges, street lights, signage and pavement markings.
Butler County designates specific streets that are eligible for the funding, while Warren County allows funds to be used on any street within the county.