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Gogebic County passes $8.7 million fiscal budget


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BESSEMER — In unanimous action last week, the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners voted to approve the county’s 2023-24 budget, totaling $8,746,009.

The vote followed a public hearing that drew no comment.

Chairman James Lorenson, under questioning of Commissioner Joseph Bonovetz, added that the county also had not received any written queries from the public.

“This budget is the result of two committee meetings that were open to the public,” said Lorenson.

Public safety is a large component of the budget, with the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office allot...

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