Making a point
July 4, 2019
At the last Moorcroft Town Council meeting the governing body passed the third and final reading of the two percent annual raise of both water and sewer rates as demanded by the state. “We have been charged to make sure that the water enterprising account pays for itself,” Mayor Dick Claar spoke plainly, “and without this [increase] it does not do it.”
This point was reiterated by town attorney Jim Peck: “The state came in and told the town that they either raise their utility rates two percent or forget getting any more grants, so this two percent is scheduled in this ordinance...