(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - A $100,000 grant from the Dearborn Community Foundation will bring a new salt storage facility to the county.
The Dearborn County Department of Transportation and Engineering was awarded the City of Lawrenceburg Community Grant Program Phase 2 grant according to a news release sent Wednesday from county engineer Todd Listerman.
The storage bin capable of holding a winter’s supply will be built at the county highway facility on Randall Avenue in Aurora. Currently, the county’s salt is stored outdoors.
Listerman thanked the Dearborn Community Foundation, the City of Lawrenceburg, Tim Greive, Highway Supervisor, Ashley (Webb) Newman, Zoning Administrator, and Commissioner Tom Orschell for their work on the grant application.
The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. is a catalyst to connect people who care with causes that improve the quality of life in our community by advancing cultural, educational, and social opportunities, while preserving our community’s heritage and helping donors to create a permanent legacy in Dearborn County.