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BOCCC declare county ‘constitutional republic’

The Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) have officially declared Carbon County a “Constitutional Republic County”. The declaration came via a resolution passed on January 18 which had been drafted by Commissioner Byron Barkhurst.

While the resolution passed unanimously, discussion among the commissioners appeared to express concern about potential ramifications in the future.

Barkhurst, having drafted the resolution, was given the opportunity by Chairman John Johnson to provide background on the document. Barkhurst said he had presented the resolution to Carbon County Attorney Ashley...


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