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Effort ends to reduce Water Authority board size


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RAMSAY — An effort to reduce the size of the Gogebic Range Water Authority Board ended after opposition from municipality members led to removing the action from consideration at its regular meeting Thursday.

The municipalities represented on the water authority include the charter township of Ironwood, and the townships of Bessemer and Wakefield, and the cities of Bessemer and Wakefield. Each municipality has two or three members plus alternates and the Water Authority proposed a five-member board with a representative from each municipality as a...