Five firms responded to the call for bids for rock salt to be used on LaGrange County roads during the 2012-2013 winter.
Bids were from Cargill of North Olmstead, Ohio, at $73.27 per ton, delivered; North American Salt of Kansas, $68.53 per ton, delivered; Detroit Salt Co. of Detroit, Mich., $65.25 per ton, delivered; and Morton Salt of Chicago, Ill., $65.17 per ton, delivered. Central Salt of Elgin, Ill., responded with “No bid this year.”
Morton Salt was the successful bidder last year at $65.17 per ton.
LaGrange County Highway Superintendent Jeff Brill was instructed to review the bids and bring a recommendation to the June 18 meeting of county commissioners.