Cordova moving ahead with village hall plans


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Posted Online: Nov. 08, 2012, 11:33 pm
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By Lyle Ernst correspondent@qconline.com
Cordova officials discussed the new village hall Thursday night.

Members of the Planning Committee and the village board discussed a modular building of 1,100 to 1,400 square feet, possibly with a partial basement for storage. A 2,200-square-foot building with a full basement also was discussed

Plans are to build a new village hall next to the village maintenance building. At next month's committee meeting, trustees plan to determine the desired square footage andfloor plan to be presented to the Planning Committee.

In other business, trustees discussed a request from Main Avenue Court residents that their street be repaved before the end of the year. Trustees said they lookedat the street and others in Cordova that were in more need of resurfacing.

Trustees agreed to try and have cold patches made on bad spots on Main Avenue Court as soon as possible.

















 



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