The county has approved Pomona's use of $150,043 in revenue from the county gasoline tax to improve Monterey Street. It is the larger portion of gas tax funds set aside for the city. Monterey will be repaved between Thomas and Palomares streets, City Engineer Ismile Noorbaksh said. Approximately $9 million in gas tax funds is reserved for cities in Los Angeles County, and the amount each city receives is based on its population and the number of major highways that run through it. Pomona's allocation at the start of the fiscal year was $171,927, and this is the first time Pomona has asked the Board of Supervisors for part of the funds. Noorbaksh said the city has not decided how it will use the rest of its money.

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