Development coalition seeks additional funds

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 used to...


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