• The Quarter Percent Economic Development Tax

    Recently, the Gillette College and Energy Capital Economic Development went in front of the City of Gillette, Town of Wright, and Campbell County, to ask that they hold a special election in November for a proposed Economic Development Excise Tax.

    On November 7, the Citizens of Campbell County will go to the ballots and vote if they would like the 1/4% Economic Development Tax that will benefit Gillette College and Energy Capital Economic Development.

    Mark Christensen wrote a great piece for Homes & More Magazine on the tax.  We hope you take a few minutes to read the article, and if you have any questions, reach out to us.  You can reach us by phone 307-686-2603 or email info@EnergyCapitalED.com.  If you're curious about what Energy Capital Economic Development has been up to the last year, visit our information page:  Energy Capital ED Projects and Activities

    Visit our information page with questions and answers about the 1/4% tax and how the it Economic Development Tax will help our economy diversify grow.

    1/4% Sales Tax for Economic Development Information Page


  • My Thoughts with Mark Christensen

    As many of you know, Energy Capital Economic Development and Gillette College made a request to the Board of County Commissioners, Gillette City Council, and Wright Town Council, to place on the ballot of a special election, a quarter percent (.25% or 1/4%) economic development tax. The Campbell County Commissioners advanced the request on a ...

  • Quarterly Breakfast

    Energy Capital Economic Development invites you to our Quarterly Breakfast sponsored by Pinnacle Bank Wyoming, on Thursday, October 12, at 7:00 a.m., hosted at Pizza Carrello. Katrin Wagner and Tamara Atkins with Pinnacle Bank will discuss identity protection and what to do if your identity is compromised and fundraising opportunities they offer to local non-profits. Energy Capital Economic ...

  • ECED Nominated for Chamber Award

    Energy Capital Economic Development is proud to have been nominated for the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce’s Key Service Award. Chamber members may now vote for the winners of the five 2017 Annual Business Awards. Voting closes Sept. 30, and winners will be announced at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Gala on Nov. 4 at Cam-Plex Energy ...

  • ERA Priority Real Estate Hosts Open House

    Congratulations to Energy Capital Economic Development investor ERA Priority Real Estate. The company is celebrating the grand reopening of its office at 600 4J Ct. on Sept. 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. The community is invited to enjoy refreshments at the open house.


Campbell County population:


Median Income:


Primary industries:

Energy (oil and gas, coal), medical, school district

Top five employers:

Campbell County School District; Peabody Energy; Thunder Basin Coal; Campbell County Health; Cloud Peak Energy

Tax Rate:

Personal income 0%; Corporate Income 0%; Sales Tax 6% (State 4% - County 2%)

Unemployment Rate: