Town of Jackson

The Teton County Board of County Commissioners will reconsider Monday its 3-2 vote against putting public dollars toward a rental assistance program that would have been administered by the nonprofit One22.

Commissioner Mark Newcomb, who joined Commissioners Greg Epstein and Mark Barron in voting against putting $50,000 of town and county funds toward the program, asked the Teton County Board of County Commissioners to reconsider the vote Dec. 7, a day after the board made its decision during a joint information meeting with the Jackson Town Council.

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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Judd Grossman

Why is the County considering using taxpayer money to subsidize individuals who aren't disabled?

Why is the County considering using taxpayer money to subsidize private sector individuals who may have more education and family wealth than the taxpayers themselves?

Why is the County considering using taxpayer money to allow private employers to expand, and improve their margins?

Why is the County considering giving away money to people without asking for it back at the end of the lease?

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