Menards is looking at turning vacant land into commerical land open to the public

Menards is looking to change a piece of Eau Claire's Westgate Industrial Park into commercial land open to the public.

32896779 - spencer , wisconsin oct. 24, 2014: menards store sign. menards is a major midwestern home improvement chain of stores.

A proposal by Menards to rezone land at 2517 Truax Blvd will be discussed at tonight's Eau Claire City Council meeting.

The rezoning request includes the reuse of a currently vacant building by turning it into the Menards surplus store.

Menards is still working with the planning commission to determine what steps are next in the process.