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Council calculates kennel costs

Town considers conundrum of license fees for businesses versus residents

The owners of the planned commercial dog boarding facility were present at last Wednesday’s meeting of Moorcroft’s council to discuss the town’s previous decision to keep commercial license fees for dogs the same as hobby fees “for now” as the council seeks more information.

As this enterprise has no precedent in town, the fees are still in negotiations. The hobby fee is $20 per intact dog for the first three and each subsequent animal is $50 with a maximum of five animals.

Clerk/Treasurer Jesse Connally requested information from other municipalities regarding their responses to this type of...