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Iron County passes nearly $20 million budget for 2023


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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a 2023 budget of nearly $20 million at its Monday evening meeting.

The vote followed a related public hearing in which Iron County Clerk Michael Saari presented the numbers.

“It came out pretty well,” said Saari, despite the county projecting $19,917,378.47 in expenses next to revenue of $14,221,583.47.

According to Saari, the difference of $5,695,795 was the actual tax levy.

However, he said that was mediated by an increase of $166,910,300 in equalized valuation or estimated property values....

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