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Aurora Board Calls for Referendum on Gleed
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Aurora Board Calls for Referendum on Gleed

Town of Aurora residents will soon decide whether they want to allocate funds—from a bond of roughly $1 million—to renovate the facility at 300 Gleed Ave. for use as a new town hall. Town officials made it clear on Monday night that the expected public referendum will only be an up or down vote on whether to borrow the money; the vote won’t be a contest to see what other site might be more popular.

The purchase of the Gleed Avenue site has been a contentious matter since the town began the process in December 2007. Supervisor Jolene Jeffe said she believed a public referendum on the matter was needed “in order to put this behind us once and for all.”

Though no legal resolution had yet been drawn up, and no date has been set for a referendum, the board voted 7-0 on Mon., Feb. 28 in favor of the idea.

Read the full article from the East Aurora Advertiser.

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