Lander announces upcoming 1% optional tax projects

(Lander, WY) – City of Lander Public Works Director Lance Hopkins shared this week the planned projects for the 1% optional sales tax.

Projects for 2021-22 include work on Baldwin Creek Road, Lincoln Street, and Pushroot Court. Chips sealing is also planned on several streets and sidewalk work around Gannett Peak Elementary.

More details for the upcoming projects can be found below.


Initially voted in by Fremont County residents in 2012, the 1% optional sales tax is collected by the Wyoming Department of Revenue and redistributed back to the county, cities, and towns based on population. Fund use is decided by each entity.

A funds update from 2012-2020 for the City of Lander can be viewed below.

The tax is voted on every four years and was passed again during the 2020 election. Planned projects for 2022-23 are also shared below.


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