Lawsuit filed against county
A payment dispute between the Sweetwater County Commissioners and the Combined Communications Joint Powers Board has resulted in a lawsuit filed against the county.
The board issued a statement from its attorney George Lemich, claiming the county did not fully pay its fair share of the costs of operating the joint dispatch center in Green River. The joint powers board was initially formed to consolidate emergency dispatch service amongst Green River, Rock Springs and the county. The joint powers agreement was signed Dec. 15, 2009, which proposed the three governmental groups share the costs...
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