Over $151 million in requests made

As the sixth-penny special purpose tax requests start to pour in, the Sweetwater County commissioners will need to start prioritizing the projects.

Sweetwater County cities and towns presented their sixth-penny project requests amounting to $151 million to the commissioners last week. This amount did contain the hospital’s request, but not the Sweetwater County Events Complex’ request, which would be an additional $24 million.

The commissioners, especially Chairman Wally Johnson, have spoke publicly numerous times about how they would like a final amount to be around $80 million to mayb...


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