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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Commission considers cost of flooding, removal of chamber building


March 22, 2017

WORLAND – Washakie County commissioners heard from a variety of county departments on Tuesday, including a request from Worland Fire Protection District Chief Chris Kocher, requesting reimbursement for flood control efforts during the month of February.

Presenting the commission with an invoice for $10,657.54, representing 607 man hours, Kocher noted that the District paid in kind $5,833.97, from the original total of $16,491.51.

Kocher cited the six-day flood event, when fire personnel pumped flooded areas and dispersed sandbags, as a unique circumstance, outside of the Fire District’s...

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