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North Hempstead Acquires Great Neck Arts Center

The acquisition costs will be $800,000.

The Town of North Hempstead board voted Tuesday night to acquire the Great Neck Arts Center's facility to the tune of $800,000.

Supervisor Jon Kaiman explained that the center will become the Gold Coast Arts Center and that the acquisition for $800,000 is for a $3 million building. The Town is acquiring a 4,800 square-foot condo and a 5,200 square-foot condo.

With the Town's acquisition of the building, the Arts center will still be functioning in a now Town-owned building, Supervisor Kaiman explained. 

The only Town board member who voted against the measure was Councilwoman Dina DeGiorgio.

Edward S December 14, 2012 at 11:20 PM
Stop these crooks from giving away our money How do I a sumo or citizen in westbury benefit from an art center in Great Neck ? How do even my grand children living in garden city park get any benefit ? It is our hard earned money paying for some fancy lady's in great neck so they can have their annual parties
Local Resident December 14, 2012 at 11:59 PM
oops...Patch seems to have deleted a couple posts. did someone hit a nerve?
Local Resident December 15, 2012 at 12:05 AM
If the property is worth $3 million, then flip it...clear the $2.2 million and prove to us that you MAY have the best interest of the taxpayers somewhere in your misguided mind.
george December 17, 2012 at 01:58 AM
do you actually trust what they tell you. ?

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