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Former Bert Apple Empty Lot Sold By Town Of Walkerton

Recently, a transaction was made for the purchase of the lot that once, was the address to the former Walkerton Town Hall. Town Attorney Fred Jones earlier in 2020 opened the only bid for the property at 510 Roosevelt Rd. The bid was received from David Vermillion, President / Founder at Vermillion Systems for $25,000.


Vermillion-Systems is a security tech firm offering products and services across the nation. They are already headquartered on the opposite corner at 603 Roosevelt Rd. A Town Council motion to accept the bid for 510 Roosevelt Rd. for $25,000 was made by Council Member Joyce Joiner. Seconded by Council Vice President Jeff Fansler. Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.


(Photo of 510 Roosevelt lot taken by Tammy Allsop Proctor of Luz Pro Photography)




I reached out to Vermillion to inquire about any future plans for the address? According to Greg Payne a representative from Vermillion-Systems he said, "At this time, we do not have any immediate plans for the parcel at 510 Roosevelt."

Last November Vermillion-Systems acquired the South Bend based TC Security Company. The owners are working diligently to integrate operations and ensure a seamless transition for customers. In addition to the TC Security team, customers will be supported by the Vermillion Systems customer service and technical teams, based in Walkerton. TC Security clients will benefit from Vermillion Systems’ wide offering of additional products and services.

David Vermillion added, “We are in a phase of strong growth due to the skilled system designers, field technicians, support staff, and leadership team we have here at Vermillion Systems. We will continue to deliver customized, innovative security and surveillance systems, on-time and on-budget. It’s what we are known for."

Vermillion Systems is a premier security solutions provider serving the Midwest for more than 20 years. They work with organizations of all sizes, in all industries to deliver true integrated security. Vermillion Systems services include HD video surveillance with cloud connectivity, burglar and fire alarms, access control, emergency call stations, intercom, A/V systems, and more.


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