Rate increases pass with split vote
December 13, 2018
In a rare display of dissent in the Sundance council chambers, a split vote last week saw Mayor Paul Brooks cast the tie-breaker to pass a four percent rate increase on utilities. Council Member Joe Wilson, supported by Council Member Jana McLean, had wanted to table the question for a month to see what a change of leadership in Moorcroft might bring to the garbage situation.
Wilson made the motion to table the rate increase, saying that he would like to see whether Moorcroft will be successful in its plans to keep its landfill open. As explained by Brooks, the town will be under new manage...