Park Ridge Workshop en Montrose Approves Land Swap <p>A land swap could help one Lee County community upgrade its facilities.</p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:17:18 +0000 Jason Parrott 28164 at Montrose Approves Land Swap Montrose Seeking Input on Properties <p>The Montrose City Council is reaching out to its constituents as it tries to make a couple of big decisions.</p><p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 16:54:30 +0000 Jason Parrott 26378 at Montrose Seeking Input on Properties Montrose Could Buy Buildings <p>Montrose residents are being asked to help the city make a big, financial decision.</p><p>The city is interested in purchasing Park Ridge Workshop for $100,000.&nbsp; The three-building complex was previously used for light industrial work.</p><p>Mayor Bobby Reid says Montrose owns the land, but an individual owns the buildings.</p><p>He says the city could use about 1/3 of the 30,000 square feet of available space for city offices, a maintenance shop and possibly a community center.</p><p>The remaining space could be rented out for commercial or industrial use.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 03:57:21 +0000 Jason Parrott 22715 at Montrose Could Buy Buildings Montrose Makes County Government Pitch <p>One local mayor says Lee County would be better off making his community the home of county government.</p><p>The Park Ridge Workshop complex in Montrose features more than 30,000 square feet of space.</p><p>The price tag for the three steel buildings has been reduced to $385,000.</p><p>Mayor Bob Reid says they could house the Lee County Conservation and Health Departments as opposed to a brand new building along Highway 61.</p><p>In fact, he says the buildings are large enough to handle all of county government, especially with expansion capabilities.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 20:04:03 +0000 Jason Parrott 10343 at Montrose Makes County Government Pitch