Bairoil mayor charged with nepotism

The mayor of Bairoil was recently charged with two counts of nepotism in a case accusing the mayor of hiring family members to municipal posts.

Sue Rigano was served with a summons Tuesday following the Sweetwater County Commission meeting in Green River.

According to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, nepotism is a misdemeanor that carries a possible maximum possible penalty of a fine of not more than $1,000.

Nepotism is part of the Ethics and Disclosure Act under Wyoming statute. The penalties section under the act also specifies that “violation of any provision of this act constitutes...

 

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