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$2 million pledged for museum space

 

Posted 7/24/18 (Tue)

$2 million pledged for museum space

By Traci Papineau

The Tioga Police Department could be one step closer to a new building with the presentation of a memorandum of understanding at last week’s Tioga City Commission meeting.

The city last week passed a motion earmarking $2 million in existing funds for the creation of a new museum space, in exchange for which they would obtain a quit claim on the current museum property.

Although the historical society proposed several changes to the agreement, two main issues were discussed prior to the city’s action.

They requested a change in wording about the reason for the sale of the property, disliking a statement about the property being in a state of disrepair.

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