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Towns turned down for ARPA funding

Between the municipalities of Crook County, a total of six requests for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Water and Sewer Program funding were presented to the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB) on Friday.

None of the projects made the final list.

Four of the requests came from the City of Sundance, while the remaining two came from the Towns of Hulett and Pine Haven.

SLIB received a total of 113 applications for the program, with a grand total of $225,481,868 in requested funding between them. However, the Wyoming State Legislature only appropriated $50 million for the program, which was...