Wyoming Business Council to discuss Alpine distillery funding tomorrow

(Alpine, Wyo.) - Tomorrow, The Wyoming Business Council will have a call-in meeting to discuss the Grand Teton Distilling project. According to a recent news release, Business Council Chief Executive Officer Shawn Reese recommends the Business Council Board of Directors take the following action: - Rescind the recommendation made December 9 in support of the Town of Alpine’s request for Business Ready Community funds to construct a building the town would lease to Grand Teton Distilling. - Direct staff to continue to work with the town, Grand Teton Distilling and the Wyoming distilling industry to provide the Board with a more complete analysis. On December 9, the Wyoming business Council issued a release stating that the board recommended full funding of a $2,873,798 grant for the Town of Alpine to purchase 3.6 acres and construct a 20,000 square foot building to house a distillery. The meeting is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. in the Becker Conference Room at the Wyoming Business Council office located at 214 W. 15th St. in Cheyenne. The public is welcome to attend the meeting or listen by calling 1-855-459-2716. Those interested in addressing the board via phone must register by 4 p.m. today by calling Linda Hollings at 307-777-2803 or emailing *Feature Photo: Town of Alpine / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news