Appointments, electric and closures

Carbon County Commissioners fill vacancy, talk electric work and seasonal road closures

The Carbon County Board of Commissioners appointed Garrett Irene to fill the seat vacated by former Commissioner Byron Barkhurst, who resigned. Irene’s term will expire in January 2025.

Irene will be sworn in December 5.

Prior to making their selection, the Board interviewed three candidates during their November 21 meeting. The other two candidates were Emilee Berger and Joey Correnti.

Commissioner John Johnson made the motion to appoint Irene saying a “demographic has been missing” on the Board that Irene will fill.

The Board approved the motion unanimously.

In other business, the Commission...


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