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Iron County rejects broadband bond


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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors on Monday rejected a resolution to join a multi-county bond issuance to support financing for a company to install broadband infrastructure in rural areas.

The board voted 13 against the final resolution for an unconditional county guarantee of a pro rata share in a multi-county agreement for $8 million in taxable revenue bond financing for the Bugtussle 1 LLC project to install communication towers and fiber optic lines for rural broadband. Board member Opal Roberts was the only yes vote and Ken Saari...

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