City Council hears update on Church Street Lofts
Renovation of former Schuyler Building to be completed in coming weeks
At their meeting on Monday, City Council heard an update on Church Street Lofts. Leasing agent Nancy Burt said that the former Schuyler Building's renovated 88 studio and one bedroom apartments will be move-in ready by mid-September. Rates for the apartments start at $685. For more on Church Street Lofts, follow this link to listen to our podcast with leasing agent, Pace Snellings.
In other business, Council voted to contract with Clean Crew to provide janitorial services. Clean Crew is a subsidiary of the Charles Lea Center, and provides employment opportunities for people with developmental challenges. The City has had problems with current janitorial service according to Construction and Facility Manager David Cook, and expects better service with Clean Crew. The annual contract with Clean Crew is $121,643 which is within currently approved budget limits.
For more on last night's meeting, see the full video below as well as a roundup of our live tweets.