Funding for coalition approved
July 18, 2019
A agreement to fund the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition between Green River, Sweetwater County and Rock Springs was approved by the Green River City Council Tuesday evening, committing the city to pay $30,000 into the organization.
The coalition aims to bring businesses to the county, creating more jobs and revenue for the three entities. While the initiative was approved, it wasn’t done so unanimously. Councilman Robert Berg voted against the agreement.
“I’m all for economic development,” Berg told the Council.
Berg’s concern is with how equitable the entities funding t...