Wright joins commission; Ringley re-ups for fourth term


SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Commission’s biggest challenge the next four years will be “figuring out how to put seven pounds of goods into a five-pound bag,” Commissioner Tom Ringley said.

“The challenge is going to be reduced income,” Ringley said. “I am sure direct distribution funding from the state, which is typically around $1 million a year, will see a decrease. So the question is how do we make do with less while continuing the services our citizens depend on? Looking ahead to the next four years, that’s definitely the big question.”

According to incoming Commissioner Lonnie Wright, that question can be answered — at least partially — through fiscal responsibility.

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