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Ontonagon County Sheriff's Deparment heat inadequate


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ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon County Board of Commissioners Tuesday learned that boilers at the Ontonagon County Sheriff Department do not meet the requirement to provide the heat necessary for the building.

One boiler is down, Jeff Miller of Automated Comfort Controls told the board. He said the 35-year-old boiler is outdated and inefficient and there are some parts no longer made. The second boiler is also in bad shape.

After a discussion, the board decided to accept the quote of $64,449 for two boilers that will alternate. Miller noted the county may be eligib...