I read the July 24 article on the city’s buying of the property at 401 N. Vermilion St.
It makes me shake my head to see that the city wants to spend around $95,000 on a property just to sell it to someone for $35,000.
When are the people of this town going to wake up and see that this city council doesn’t give a crap about the taxpayers’ money and how it’s spent. I can’t see us taxpayers losing $60,000 on this agreement.
If the city has that type of money to throw around, how’s about buying a lake front home for $165,000 and selling it back to me for about half that price?
And the other thing is, the deal is for a law office? They’re the folks who afford to pay for an office without the city’s help.
Mark New Sr.