Water regulations

Hoback residents voted 35-0 in favor of establishing a water and sewer district to help address water quality concerns in their neighborhood. Teton County Clerk Maureen Murphy announced the results Wednesday morning.

Hoback Junction officially has a water and sewer district.

Teton County Clerk Maureen “Mo” Murphy said Hoback residents who cast ballots in a small, local election about forming the district voted unanimously for its formation. The tally was 35-0.

Hoback water election

Teton County Clerk Maureen “Mo” Murphy counts votes Wednesday for the Hoback Water and Sewer District election, which concluded Tuesday. Residents were asked whether they wanted to form a water and sewer district at the Teton County Administration Building. The vote passed 35-0, Murphy said.

Contact Billy Arnold at 732-7063 or barnold@jhnewsandguide.com.

Environmental Reporter

Billy Arnold has been covering the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and the people who manage it since January 2022. He previously spent two years covering Teton County government, and a year editing Scene. Tips welcomed.

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