City to refurbish offices


After nine years of the city council meeting anywhere else but city hall, that is about to change. The council discussed finishing the remodel of city hall and plan to be back in their building before year’s end.
City council met Sept. 9 to discuss the possibility of selling the property of 137.96 acres owned by the City of Yorktown located on Lee Alves Road.
Currently the land is leased for cattle grazing that earns $1,310 per year.
The land will be appraised then it will be an agenda item for council to approve  with the understanding that the City will retain 75 percent of the mineral rights. It will then be publicized twice in the paper. For fourteen days after the second publication the council will take sealed bids of the property for sale.
The proceeds of the sale of property will be used...
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