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Community center moves ahead

 

Posted 5/16/17 (Tue)

Community center moves ahead

By Brad Nygaard

Chris Norgaard, president of Tioga’s Economic Development Corporation, said the time to build a new community center is fast approaching.

“It’s an aggressive schedule,” he said. “But I’d like to see demolition in late winter, and have it up by next fall.”

Norgaard, speaking at last week’s EDC meeting, told members with the annexation of Hess properties into the city, the tax revenues make the building project viable.

“There’s a $5 million budget to replace the community center,” he said. “We’ve got $2 million in an account we either have to use, or lose.”

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