Special report: Carbon County’s proposed 6th Penny Specific Purpose Tax
During Tuesday’s Informational Forum, representatives from nearly every Carbon County community were on hand to discuss both the projects proposed for a new 6th Penny Specific Purpose Tax, as well as how the monies will be collected.
In part one of a two part story today, Cali O’Hare takes a look at the tax, and what officials say it means for Rawlins and Carbon County.
Community projects that would be funded
The smaller towns in Carbon County will share about $27.6 million dollars of the money collected from the proposed 6th penny tax. In the second part of our story, Emma Diercks looks at the projects those communities would use the money to fund.
City of Rawlins seeks funding for recreation marketing
The City of Rawlins is seeking almost $2,500 in funding from the Carbon County Visitors Council to bolster marketing efforts for its recreation services. Cali O’Hare reports.
Riverside officials working to restore town hall
The Town of Riverside is looking to renovate its old town hall building. The Riverside Town Council is exploring what work needs to be done and how much it will cost. Emma Diercks has the story.
Sports: Panthers host annual track event this weekend
The Saratoga track team will be at home this Saturday as they will host the annual Burt Wilford Memorial Invite. Joey Saverine has the story.
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