6th penny tax debated for county uses

Proposed projects for the specific purpose sixth penny tax coming up on the ballot in November are being limited to basic infrastructure needs like water and sewer.

The Sweetwater County Commissioners voted during Tuesday’s meeting to move forward with two projects for the county to put forward, both of which involve water and sewer — one for Jamestown and one for North Rock Springs.

The commissioners narrowed a list of five county projects down to a final two. The initially proposed projects were a Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County lab expansion project for $6.2 million, a Sweetwater Eve...


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