Commissioners discuss fifth penny automatic approval


Carbon County voters may not have the opportunity to vote on the fifth penny tax come 2014.

A member of the Carbon County Council of Governments (COG) and Hanna Town Council member Linda Wagner addressed Carbon County Commissioners Oct. 2 with concerns of the fifth penny tax’s renewal in Carbon County.

Wagner said COG members expressed concern that residents may vote against the fifth penny tax come 2014, despite it being approved by voters every year since 1977.

Wagner said COG representatives are concerned voters may decide to vote no in 2014 because lack of understanding what the fi...

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