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Developer’s bid for Coffinberry property approved by school board

By a 4-0 vote Tuesday evening, the Fairview Park City Schools Board of Education approved a housing developer’s bid of $435,000 to purchase the 6.5-acre property where Coffinberry School once stood. The board’s vote came despite a last-minute press by Coffinberry neighborhood residents to have the vote delayed.

Prepared statement by Fairview Park Board of Education President Joslyn Dalton on the Coffinberry School Property

Fairview Park Board of Education President Joslyn Dalton read this statement at the March 3 school board meeting after public comments and just prior to the board’s 4-0 vote to accept Garland New Homes’ $435,000 bid on the Coffinberry property.

Statement by Fairview Park Mayor Eileen Patton on Coffinberry School Property

Mayor EIleen Patton issued a statement Tuesday afternoon stating her administration’s position on the future use of the Coffinberry property. The mayor said the determination was that the land should be used for single-family houses but that the developer ought to include some green space in the plans.

Residents want school board to postpone vote on Coffinberry property

The Fairview Park City Schools Board of Education plans to vote this evening on Garland New Homes $435,000 bid for the district’s 6.5-acre Coffinberry School property. However, several residents and one City Councilman are asking that the school board postpone the vote.

 

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