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Property owners asked to follow town law

The issue of charging investment fees to owners of trailer parks and apartment buildings for the individual rentals within Moorcroft’s town limits has again risen, to the consternation of the town council.

Moorcroft Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider asked for the discussion to clarify her options when the honor system (the existing manner wherein the owner asks tenants to create an account with the town) fails.

“The honor system works maybe 50% of the time; whether it’s intentionally forgotten or not, we’re not getting everything we should be collecting,” she said.

While the ordi...