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Iron County to purchase tractor


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HURLEY — The Iron County Board on Tuesday reconsidered a decision to refuse paying for a tractor purchased without board approval.

The board 7-6 approved a $34,000 payment for a Kobata tractor with snow removal, grass cutting and bucket attachments. The board denied the same tractor purchase at the August board meeting when members expressed concern that the finance committee approved the major purchase without the consent of the full board, along with some members saying the purchase was not necessary.

County clerk Michael Saari said that to retu...