Commissioners Seek Collaboration With Landowners Road Improvements Need Gravel Sources
June 19, 2019
County roads need a specific gravel to maintain integrity and withstand traffic, and landowners need a specific level of compensation to supply the gravel.
Cheyenne County commissioners Monday met with county landowners on how to bring both issues together.
“People don’t understand where we get our gravel,” said Cheyenne County Commissioner Philip Sanders. “We buy our gravel from landowners.
That is where the conflict starts, according to Sanders. Presently, the gravel pits are valuated as a site at $3,500. As high as it is, the valuation is actually a little more palatable then in...