Buffer zone discussed
Former area of influence largely dismissed by state, forcing Saratoga Planning Commission to rethink policy
August 8, 2018
Determining what extraterritorial jurisdiction a municipality has outside of town limits was the primary catalyst for a workshop held on July 31 between the Saratoga Town Council, Saratoga Planning Commission and Carbon County Planning Director Sid Fox. As was reported previously in the July 18 edition of the Saratoga Sun (page 9, “Looking to the future”), the workshop was organized following Fox’s appearance before the planning commission to explain the current issues facing the “buffer zone.”
“The current town code, in several spots, refers to Wyoming Statute 18.5.101 which pr...