Town moves ahead with landfill plan
Council looks for funding sources to allow operation to continue
August 12, 2021
A few months ago, the Crook County Commission chose not to support a solid waste district, which would have allowed a board to decide whether it would be more feasible to levy a tax for the upkeep and operation of the Moorcroft landfill for the entire county or close the facility.
The decision not to move forward with the solid waste district took the choice from the county as a whole and set it on the shoulders of the Moorcroft Town Council. According to Mayor Dick Claar, the town will soon be moving forward with the goal of keeping the landfill open.
With the choice of close and transfer...