Santana said she's waiting to receive bids. Those estimates would give council members a better understanding of how much the project would cost.
After the meeting, Mayor
Watson said the city has spent more than
Watson said the deed states that if the building is not opened as a museum, that it will revert back to the owner. But there are many unknowns.
Watson said the city cannot get a certificate of occupancy until several additions are made to the building and parking lot, including making it handicap accessible.
In other business, council members unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the purchase of property on
Watson told council that there is a pump station located on the property on which the city has an easement. He said the owner has offered to sell the property, which is just over a quarter acre, for
"We've got a mobile home that sits on part of that property that we'll have to resolve, but I think it's probably a prudent course of action to buy that piece of property," Watson said.
Watson said the city will have to expand the pump station at some point. He said the city owns property where other pump stations are located.
Wilkins questioned what would happen to the mobile home owner.
Watson said the city will probably have to sell the owner a piece of that property, but a survey is needed to know the exact course of action.
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