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The Steering Committee for “Vision 251” Hosted their First Public Input Session

by | Mar 13, 2020 | News, Top Right Black Box

The steering committee for “Vision 251” hosted the first of three public input sessions Wednesday evening, seeking input about the future of the 5.28 acre site that the town has purchased. The site includes two buildings, the largest of which has been a Charlotte Mecklenburg school since it was built in the 1930s. The other is a gymnasium. The town purchased the property, including the buildings, for $2.46 million, and last year Davidson citizens voted to approve $14 million in bonds for renovation of the school building as a town hall and community space. The fate of the gymnasium building will be considered later.

Citizens were invited to review posters illustrating possible uses for the site. (Bill Giduz photo)

Subsequent meetings have been POSTPONED until further notice.

Steering committee members are John Burgess, Ben Beall, Dave Cable, Matt Churchill, Shana Erber, John Griffith, Deborah Keenan, Lisa Koenig, Gil Lorenz, Susan Manning, Elizabeth Martin, Matt Merrill, Jay Neal, Shelley Rigger, Marion Sekerek, Al Sudduth and Stewart Gray.

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Bill Giduz

Bill Giduz was the son who followed his father’s footsteps into journalism. He has been involved his entire life with news and photography in schools he attended and jobs he’s held. He believes now that he’s got a few good years left to devote to The News of Davidson.

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