County wants to join joint powers board

An agreement approved by the Sweetwater County commissioners Tuesday would allow the county a seat on the Joint Powers Telecommunications Board.

Now, both cities and the Wyoming Attorney General’s office need to approve the agreement.

Tim Knight, the county’s information technology director, said the board provides high-speed fiber internet connections to local government agencies and works with local internet service providers. While the county has utilized internet from the telecommunications board, it’s only representation comes from appointments made by the Green River and Rock Springs Cou...


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