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Grayville Leaders Reject Bids for Former City Hall; Opt to List with Realtor Instead

With three bids turned in, city leaders in Grayville opted to test the real estate market instead and rejected those in favor of listing the former Grayville City Hall building at 122 S. Court Street with a realtor at 6% commission.  The bids turned down include a $40,000 offer from Loren Dickirson; an $11,500 bid from Shamon Berti of Eldorado; and a $6,500 submission from Bapr Properties, LLC of Norris City.

Also Monday night at the Council Meeting, commissioners heard updates on the water main replacement project which is expected to be bid next month or in March.  The Albion/Grayville Water Treatment Plant Project W2E is eligible for an additional $6 million in loan forgiveness it was reported.  A grant application for the sewer project was submitted last Thursday, the 18th.

Council formally agreed to the loan grant agreement previously discussed with Chappy’s.  Grayville will also be getting a new police vehicle through a Lease to Own agreement.  Council signed off on a 4 year lease through Tri-County Bank.  Commissioners also approved putting $7,000 in the budget for Friends of Grayville events upcoming in 2024.  Finally, leaders approved a $20,000 loan at 3% interest over 7 years for Elisa Pearce for Epic Nails.

Grayville top brass is next scheduled to gather on February 12th at 7pm.


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