Mill levy would raise at least $80K for conservation
September 1, 2022
A handful of voters in Sweetwater County will decide in November whether the Little Snake River Conservation District will assess up to 1 mill on lands within its newly expanded boundaries, which now span millions of acres across the eastern half of the county. The district already assesses a mill within its Carbon County boundaries.
Little Snake River's new territory includes ample industry-heavy areas in Sweetwater County and, if the mill levy were passed, the bulk of revenue would come from ad valorem taxes on mineral production. The district's officials have not been able to calculate e...