GR to get $1.59m in excess taxes

Green River and other municipalities should have received their excess sixth-penny funds on Friday. Green River’s share is about $1.59 million.

The 2012 specific purpose tax, also known as the sixth-cent tax, terminated on April 1, 2018, however, the county collected more than the projects needed.

During a recent Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting, Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter gave the commissioners an update on what is going to be done with the excess sixth-cent penny collections.

Slaughter said by Wyoming state statutes, the county is required to hold those excess fun...


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