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By LuAnn Schindler
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Ewing village officials to make offer on former school property

Community townhall meeting draws support

 

LuAnn Schindler

During a June 5 townhall meeting in the Ewing gymnasium, community members raise their hands to show interest in the village pursuing the purchase of the former Ewing school property.

One day after listening to community comment about a potential purchase of Ewing School property, Village of Ewing Board of Trustees voted to offer the Summerland School District, $10,000 for all Ewing school property and contents, contingent on passage of a 1% sales tax in this November's election.

The motion was made following a short executive session and passed 4-0. Trustee Dustin Jorgensen was absent.

Summerland School Board of Education approved a sale of the Orchard School property at the same price point - $10,000 for property and content - in April.

On Sunday, the village hosted a...



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