Having run out of salt to provide for the Courthouse and Administrative Building parking lots, the McHenry County Board is planning on buying an additional 4,000 tons for $300,000 from North American Salt Company.
The price to be paid is $81.32 per ton.
The County has already spent $1.2 million on snow and ice maintenance materials.
Previously 11,000 tons was purchased at $70.58 per ton.
An additional 3,000 tons at $77.07 per ton.