WPR News
9:45 pm
Mon November 7, 2005

Voters Go To The Polls In Sweetwater And Johnson Counties

Laramie, Wy –
Tuesday (Today) Voters in Sweetwater and Johnson County will get a chance to decide on a number of one percent sales tax questions. Sweetwater County voters will be asked to vote on three questions. One is to fund a renovation of the hospital another is to fund a ten million dollar Methamphetamine Treatment center. Sweetwater County Clerk Bobbie Baliff (bay-liff) says the 52 million dollar water and sewer project is needed because of increased energy development. "The county is being impacted a great deal...basically all of our communities are impacted by the development and all the new homes being constructed." In Johnson County voters will vote on one eight million dollar ballot question that includes funding to purchase land for a criminal justice facility several water projects a historic site and a rock crusher.