McCallie Says City Not Answering Questions On Plan To Surplus 3 Buildings Near City Hall

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Franklin McCallie told members of the City Council on Tuesday that citizens cannot get answers from the city administration on the surplusing of three buildings near City Hall.

They are the City Hall Annex across 11th Street from City Hall, the former Water Company building at 10th and Lindsay and a building at 10th and Houston.

He said the council is slated to vote on the move next Tuesday night.

Mr. McCallie said, "This is aggravating, frustrating and insulting."

He said it is unknown what will happen to city employees currently in the buildings.

He also said some citizens are concerned that the buildings will be transferred to developers who will then begin charging rent to the city.

Mr. McCallie said, "The citizens need to know what's going on. The citizens and taxpayers are just as important as the developers."


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