Mound residents surprised, upset by townhomes decision

On Aug. 15 at the Mound Concurrent HRA and City Council meeting the Mound Harbor District townhomes purchase agreement was tabled. When asked to set a date when the item would return for discussion, Mayor Mark Wegscheid told staff that the item would be addressed “within the calendar year.”

Nine days later the item appeared on the agenda for the Aug. 28 meeting. However, there was an error in the notification for the Aug. 28 meeting so the council decided to push their meeting back another two weeks to Sept. 11th. It was at their Sept. 11 meeting that the council approved the final purchase agreement for the Mound Harbor District townhomes 4-1, with Councilmember Kelli Gillispie opposed.

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