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Salt bids lower than in 2013

Salt bids for delivery during the 2013-2014 winter were lower than those bids received for the 2012-2013 winter. This year’s contract calls for the delivery of 1,000 tons with all prices net, delivered to LaGrange County.

The 2012-2013 bid was awarded to Morton Salt at $65.17 per ton. This year Morton bid a net delivered price of $63.80 per ton.

Other bids were from Cargill Salt in North Olmstead, Ohio, at $69.63 per ton and North American Salt at $64.37 per ton.

Commissioners ordered the bids be taken under advisement and reviewed by County Highway Superintendent Jeff Brill. Brill is to bring a recommendation to the commissioners at the July 1 meeting.