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County authorizes building evaluations


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BESSEMER — An assessment of the condition of county buildings will help prioritize future projects for renovation or replacement, according to business at the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday.

The board 5-0 approved a recommendation from the economic development and capital improvements committee to accept a $50,000 proposal from UP Engineers & Architects to evaluate county buildings. Board members James Lorenson and George Peterson were not present.

The board approved up to $15,000 in additional funding to provide an in-dept...