Iron County has three Commissioners as do all third-class counties; Each Commissioner serves a four-year term. The election of Commissioners is staggered every two years. The district Commissioners being elected during the Presidential election and the Presiding Commissioner in the next two years. The Presiding Commissioner is elected by the votes from the entire county.
Iron county has 6 townships (Dent, Kaolin, Iron, Arcadia, Liberty And Union) and is divided into two Districts, Southern District & Western District. These districts are decided by population and they are divided as equal as possible. Every ten years a census is taken, and the Commission decides whether to redistrict the townships.
The Commission is responsible for County administrative tasks which includes:
In addition, The County Commission must represent the County on the following regional councils which may encompass Iron County:
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