It looks like the Grant County Highway
Department will be moving its’ garage and
salt shed in Platteville, outside the city.
A tentative agreement has been reached by the
Grant County Highway Committee with Bill Meis.
Highway Commissioner Dave Lambert says
the county would buy just over four acres
from Meis. It’s just north of “My Tires”
Auto Repair and Tire Sales, along County
Highway-D. The land is south of the city.
Lambert says a couple of issues have to be
resolved, but he thinks the sale will be
finalized by the end of this month.
It’s hoped that the property will be graded.
the retention pond built, and a fence and salt
shed put up by this Fall. A truck
shed is also planned. Cost of the project
including land acquisition is just over
$500,000. Lambert says Meis would be paid
$25,000 an acre for the land.
Lambert says the county will be selling the
current county highway facility in Platteville.
And he says the county has outgrown the
location, which is on the city’s north side
behind Jeff’s Mini-Mart.