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Civic center add-ons approved

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood City Commission approved expenditures for enhancements to the Pat O'Donnell Civic Center replacement building during a special meeting on Monday.

The commission 5-0 approved $123,303 of civic center funds to be invested that are not included with the insurance company's funds to replace the structure. There are also $50,000 in individual donations for the enhancements.

"The city's insurance company only pays for what was there before," said Scott Erickson, city manager. "Any additional items or enhancements to the building have to be funded by the civic center itself...