Assistant production manager Anthony Bogart works on a prototype specialty electronics housing on Monday at RapidPro Product Design and Manufacturing. RapidPro moved to Longmont in 2011, contributing to an increase in use tax revenue, according to a city official. ( Matthew Jonas )

LONGMONT -- Longmont's tax collections in 2011 were up nearly 6 percent compared with 2010.

The year's final numbers, which were included in this week's City Council communication, showed that net sales tax revenues were up 4.6 percent, while use tax collections were up 12.7 percent. The increase overall was 5.9 percent from 2010's collections.