Court rejects salt bids for second time

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By Glen Jennings

Shelby County Fiscal Court voted to reject a second set of salt bids when the current request for bids failed to get the county lower prices.

The county, after receiving bids priced almost twice as high as last year’s prices, decided to try bidding it out a second time in an effort to find a better price. 

Road Supervisor Craig Myatt first presented bids in June and requested the court reject them. At the time, Myatt placed the blame with issues in the technology used to send the bids out. However, a second attempt did not improve the results much.

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