Over $151 million in requests made
October 24, 2019
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...