Green River Star -

By David Martin

City: timeline better than tax cap


October 17, 2019

Members of the Green River City Council believe funding a future sixth-penny tax should be based on a timeframe to pay the tax off, not an arbitrary cap on request amounts.

Comments from Council representatives resulted from a meeting where city officials presented potential sixth-penny tax projects to the Sweetwater County commissioners Tuesday morning. Commissioners have vocally supported a future tax ballot amounting to $80-$100 million, with Chairman Wally Johnson saying he supported requests amounting closer to $80 million. The last tax initiative, passed in 2012, totaled $81.8 million...

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