Grant Can Help Pay for Mosquito Control Program

Grant Can Help Pay for Mosquito Control Program

GREEN RIVER — During the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday, the Council will review a grant application to help pay for its mosquito control program.

The Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. at city hall. At its meeting, the Council is scheduled decide whether or not to submit a Wyoming Emergency Management Program grant application to the Wyoming Department of Agriculture.

According to information in the Council packet, the Wyoming Emergency Insect Management Program (WEIMP) has opened the 2021 grant application period. This is a 50/50 grant with the purpose of providing supplemental help in managing emergency outbreaks of insect pests for the protection of human health and safety.

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“This grant would be utilized to help offset the part-time seasonal staffing costs with the citywide mosquito control program,” the document states.

The documents show, the city’s portion would be $7,500 for the 50/50 match. Funding for the grant is already included in the existing budget.

Other Business

The Council will review a contract agreement with Lantis Production Inc., for the city’s Fourth of July fireworks display. The contract is for $15,000; and $7,500 of that amount is due upon execution of the contract, while the other $7,500 is due 10 days prior to the show.

A public hearing is scheduled to take place to allow residents the chance to comment on a new retail liquor license application from Tomahawk Tavern LLC. The Council is also scheduled to take action on this liquor license request at the meeting.

To review the complete packet, click here.