The Fremont County Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday morning with a monthly report from Frontier Ambulance and the annual report from Fremont County Museums. Two concerns from residents will be presented, including topics from Sally Kessler and Chris Pendergraff. Transportation Superintendent Billy Meeks will present updates on the Riverview Cutoff project and on a Union Pass Maintenance complaint. There will be four interviews for various county boards as well. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. at the Courthouse in Lander. The meeting may also be viewed via Zoom. The meeting recap will be in the Weekend Editions. 

The City of Riverton’s City Council met Tuesday night in regular session with a Retirement Recognition, the fiscal year 20-21 Audit Report, Bid awards for two vehicles and a crack sealer and a public hearing on proposed ordinance 2022-07 concerning Reckless Animal Owners. Under the ordinance, any wner who is found to have violated this Chapter three (3) or more times in an eighteen (18) month period, may be declared a reckless animal owner.” Read the recap in the Weekend Editions.

The Lander School Board met Tuesday to hold a public hearing on its proposed $2022-23 Fiscal year Budget and Tiger Joint Powers Board that total $41,794,181. Of that amount, just over $28-million is the district’s General Fund.  Included in the overall total budget is $6-million in Special Revenue, or Federal funding, $3-million for major maintenance, $2-million for capital projects and $1-million for Student Activities. Read the recap in the Weekend Editions. 

The Fremont County School District #25 Board of Trustees have one meeting this month, It’s tonight, Wednesday, and trustees will be asked to approve a $77.8-million budget for the current fiscal year. There will be a public hearing on the budget at the top of the meeting, and an agenda item to approve the budget in an action item.

Among action items, Superintendent Dr. JoAnne Andre-Flanagan has proposed to give Fremont County’s BOCES the district’s intention to reserve the right to withdraw funding for the 2023-24 school year. Flanagan said the board is looking to keep its options open for the future. Read the recap in our Weekend Editions