La Crescent City Hall and Quillin’s both due for expansion
There’s been talk for years about building a larger City Hall in La Crescent.
The city offices share a building with the public library, in a 6,000-square-foot space, but a building about twice that size might be needed. On top of that, the Quillin’s supermarket next door wants to expand, too.
City administrator Bill Waller thinks it’s time for La Crescent to make a five-year plan.
“The five-year plan just allows the city the authority to issue bonds during that five-year window of time,” Waller said. “At this point in time the icty hasn’t determined an actual date or a year or the time frame in which this would happen.”
Or the cost of having a bigger City Hall, as that’s what is going to be studied by a city committee, while La Crescent negotiates with Quillin’s about the store’s needs to keep it as part of downtown.
“A critical component to a community and having them functional and variable and bringing people to downtown and keeping people in the community — that’s very important to the city,” Waller said.
October 24, 2018 at 1:50 am
The library is the building next door to city hall.