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Iron County board moves to Phase 2 of budget reform


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HURLEY — Members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday evening to approve Phase 1 recommendations for the 2024 budget.

They also voted to establish a new capital fund that will be geared toward the ongoing goal of greater fiscal responsibility.

Board Member Kurt Wolff, who has been leading the push for budgetary reform, summarized the results of Phase 1 that he had outlined in greater detail in a recent Finance Committee meeting.

He said that, even after meeting with many department heads to reduce costs in each of their departments, t...