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Finance committee approves contract extension


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HURLEY — Iron County will continue to use the Duluth-based Jamar Company for heating and cooling work at the county courthouse after the Iron County Board of Supervisors’ finance committee approved a 5-year contract extension Thursday.

The agreement will have the county pay $59,800 in 2022, according to Iron County Clerk Mike Saari, with roughly half of the cost going to replacing aging equipment at the courthouse.

Saari said most of the heat pumps at the courthouse have been there for 20 years or more. The contract calls for replacing three each...