Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Georgetown City Council is expected to officially name the property the city purchased in 2009 that was once the site of Eagle Electric.
Councilwoman Jeanette Ard said at a recent meeting, the property needs to be named because calling it the former Eagle Electric site has a negative connotation.
The naming of the 18-acre tract is one of the items on the agenda when council meets Thursday.
Some suggestions that have been made include:
• Georgetown Operations Center-Maryville
• City of Georgetown Municipal Complex-Maryville
• Georgetown Municipal Complex-Maryville
• Georgetown Municipal Complex South
Councilman Rudolph Bradley says the property is not technically in Maryville.
Ard said whatever name is decided, the City of Georgetown needs to be part of the title.
City Administrator Chris Carter said the current plans call for the property to be used as the site of a new water tank, a new fire station to replace the Maryville station and the city’s Electric Department.
Changes could be made to those plans at a workshop in the near future to discuss the issue.
Thursday’s meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
By Scott Harper