Thursday, November 21, 2013

"We’d be getting rid of blight"

Matt Tota from the Milford Daily News summarized the Town Council workshop in part by writing:
Seated around a boardroom table, councilors pored over a list of topics that they’ll see at upcoming meetings. And they began by sharing ideas for potential uses for the old Town Hall on Emmons Street. 
Councilors Judith Pfeffer and Peter Padula had divergent views. The town should sell the land for the money, Pfeffer said. However, Padula argued that leasing would prove the better option, as it could create a dedicated revenue stream. 
Town Administrator Jeffrey Nutting said that money from selling the property outright could only be used for large capital improvement projects. With a lease, the town could put the money toward anything.

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My full set of notes reported live during the discussion can be found here

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