Project creates concern for rates
April 25, 2019
The state is not moving forward with funding the final large infrastructure project in Moorcroft, the Powder River Water project, without the town raising water rates to maintain its fiscal obligations with the added burden of the requested loan. Town Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider reported at Monday’s meeting, “In order for them to approve our application, the minimum that we would have to raise in rates would be close to $6.”
The council, recognizing the burden raising rates will put on residents, is trying to find other options to satisfy the state’s demand. While they may yet...