Our View:Much to consider
October 24, 2019
As we watch the sixth-penny special purpose tax requests make their way in front of the Sweetwater County commissioners, we’ve come to realize just how much our cities and towns have come to rely on the tax.
Without this tax, the cities and towns’ water, sewer, and road paving projects would start to dwindle and maybe even come to a halt as the state isn’t seeing as much funding as is has in the past.
While the state continues to cut funding to cities and towns across the state, this tax has been a way for counties to come up with money to pay for needed projects.
While we know all to...