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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Ten Sleep moves into fiscal year with slim budget


August 4, 2017

TEN SLEEP – In a sit down interview with the Northern Wyoming Daily News on Wednesday, Ten Sleep Mayor Jack Haggerty discussed the town’s annual budget for 2017-2018, passed by the town council in July.

“The amazing thing, is that if we were to lose the one cent sales tax revenue we receive, it would be a huge deal,” said Haggerty, in reference to the $205,000 the town receives in sales tax, which amounts to roughly a third of the town’s overall budget revenue.

With an actual operating budget of around $700,000, the town needs all of the revenue it can get.

On paper, the town has...

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