Development coalition seeks additional funds
April 7, 2022
Citing a need to have more resources at its disposal, the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition wants to increase contributions from the county and the two cities.
Currently the organization annually receives $30,000 from the both the Green River and Rock Springs Councils and the Sweetwater County Commissioners. The group is asking for an increase to $70,000 annually.
Eric Bingham, the county’s land use director, said the organization receives $90,000 a year, but has $95,000 in expenses, with the county paying for the additional $5,000. Bingham said the additional funding would be use...