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By Karla Pomeroy
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Karla's Kolumn: Is Worland ready to grow?

How do you grow a city? That’s a question facing the city of Worland as they fight to keep the population above 5,000 in order to hold on to federal Urban Systems funding.

 

August 4, 2018



How do you grow a city? That’s a question facing the city of Worland as they fight to keep the population above 5,000 in order to hold on to federal Urban Systems funding.

The Urban Systems funding has helped the city build major streets including 23rd Street. The Urban Systems Committee has been setting aside funding potentially for a Washakie Avenue improvement project. They have $633,000 in the account to date. They receive $100,000 annually from the program.

If the city falls below 5,000 in population all the funding goes away — the annual payments and the funding that has already b...



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