Council refuses to raise rates
August 27, 2020
At Monday night’s meeting of the Moorcroft Council, the body was informed that their application for a grant to do the next phase of the Powder River Water Project will not be accepted until the town submits a different revenue source as a match. At this time, that “different” source would include a water rate hike to town residents.
According to HDR Engineering’s Heath Turbiville, “You were denied once based on your inability to repay the loan so in order to [be considered for] a loan application again, they are going to need a different form of repayment.”
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