Our View: Sixth-penny tax use a tough sell
January 2, 2019
The sixth penny improvement tax is almost certain be on the 2020 ballot.
Both cities, as well as the county’s outlying towns, will need infrastructure improvements beyond what they can provide from their budgets. For Green River specifically, the city will need to start securing funding for its wastewater treatment plant and the improvement projects tax would make for an excellent source to receive some of that money. Beyond improvements, one idea that has come to our attention is the possibility of using the tax to fund economic development efforts within the county. This is something...