Officials looking to sell, reuse surplus property
Published: June 23,2013
NATCHEZ — Officials are examining city-owned real estate with an eye to selling or reusing surplus properties.
The city of Natchez owns 215 separate parcels, some of which are rights of way or are too small to be otherwise used, The Natchez Democrat reports.
Recent bids for several properties were rejected because city officials thought they were too low. Mayor Butch Brown says the city will likely seek a second round of bids.
Brown says the city is trying to identify unused properties it owns downtown that can be used for a scattered-site housing project. He also suggests a vacant building in a park could be used to expand recreation services.
The mayor says he wants to dispose of unused real estate so the city won’t have to pay to maintain it.
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