Genesee County nets $600K from sale of its last piece of Lake Huron property

GENESEE COUNTY, MI — The county has agreed to sell it’s last remaining parcel of property near Lake Huron, netting $600,000 from the land that remained after construction of a Lake Huron intake for the Karegnondi Water Authority pipeline.

The county Board of Commissioners agreed Wednesday, Oct. 28, to sell approximately 195 acres west of M-25 in southern Sanilac County in the deal. The offer is $25,000 less than the property had been listed for.

Other pieces of the land had been sold previously, bringing back a total of more than $1.5 million of the $2.7 million the county paid for the 240 acres at a public auction nearly 20 years ago.

“The whole process has gone a lot better and smoother than what I was anticipating,” said board Chairman Martin Cousineau, D-Thetford Twp. ” We were able to get more than we were asking for one of the lots

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