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Iron County board tables action on opioid settlement


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HURLEY — Members of the Iron County Board of Commissioners tabled action in relation to what Interim County Clerk Christan Brandt said is a new, national opioid settlement relating to the Kroger Company.

They agreed at the June 25 meeting that more information is needed before agreeing to a related resolution.

Iron County already has accepted past allocations of opioid settlements. Diane Schmidtke, financial manager in the county’s Human Services Department, said those funds are not in a separate checking account, but are managed from a discrete co...