A new special service district has been established by the Sevier County Commission, and three members have been selected to serve as its board of directors. It is anticipated that this will enhance economic growth in the county.

The district will use money the county receives from mineral leases on federal lands for its economic development program, according to Jerry Nice, commissioner. He will serve on the board with Kevin Ashby of Salina and former county commissioner Jay Gardner of Richfield.noted that the board members will serve in voluntary capacities.

It was also announced that Duane Bresee has been reappointed to act as president of another special service district. The board of directors in that district recommends and spends money that is budgeted for county road improvements.

The commission also agreed to complete one mile of road improvements in the Doctor Creek area near Fish Lake.