Iron County board approves placement loan
July 31, 2019
By RICHARD JENKINS
HURLEY — It may be little consolation to the fact Iron County has to borrow close to $1 million, but the loan the Iron County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday is for less money than what was borrowed last year.
The board voted to borrow $947,583 from Chippewa Valley Bank to cover placement costs the county incurred in 2018.
“That’s about $300,000 less than last year,” Clerk Michael Saari said.
Placement costs relate to a variety of services, but generally cover residents being sent to facilities around the state for various types o...