County commissioners polling public on proposed tax
As county officials move forward with a new specific purpose tax proposed for a May 2019 ballot, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners is polling the public. Carbon County residents can expect to a receive a detailed summary of the tax proposal in the mail, followed by a public opinion survey that they are urged to complete and return. Cali O’Hare has more.
Encampment applies for $500K grant for sewer lagoon project
In a related story, the Encampment Town Council will submit a grant application for $500,000 to help pay for necessary improvements to the town’s sewer lagoon system. Emma Diercks has more.
Peak Asphalt recognized by OSHA for safety practices
A Rawlins business was recently recognized for its participation in a prestigious safety program provided by OSHA. If Peak Asphalt continues its safety record for another year, the local business will be a candidate for another federal honor. Cali O’Hare reports.
Casper construction company proposing man camp on CCSD2 land
A Casper construction company is hoping to use Carbon County School District Two land in Medicine Bow for a man camp to house wind energy workers. The district has allowed the company to survey the land so they can develop a proposal to be presented at the next board meeting. Emma Diercks has the story.
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