WEAU | Eau Claire, Wisconsin | News

La Crosse Co. administrative center thinking about moving

By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email
By: WEAU 13 News Staff Email

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) -- An area county administrative center could be moving into a bank building.

The La Crosse County Board is thinking about moving the county administrative center to the associated bank building downtown.

County administrator Steve O’Malley says if that happens, Associated Bank would move its branch to parking lot C.

Moving to the bank building would cost the county $19.4 million dollars. He says Associated Bank's current building is bigger than what the bank needs.

“This would allow them to downsize to a different facility, a brand new facility, and that we could utilize their building and the two parking lots that are adjacent, and remove some of the parking demand that we have on the vacant parking lot downtown,” said O’Malley.

This would allow Borton-360 to purchase the county administrative center building for $250,000, and convert it into student housing for Western Technical College.

The board will discuss the option of moving at its meeting on Thursday.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 240220891