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Wakefield council grants tax exemption on vacant lake land


October 15, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

A SLIDE FROM a Monday evening presentation by members of the Forward Wakefield Development Corporation shows some of the ideas so far presented for property that used to feature the town's memorial building. The presentation was part of a public hearing during a meeting of the Wakefield City Council, which granted the corporation tax-exempt status on the property for the next three years. During that time, the property will be marketed to potential developers.


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WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to approve Resolution No. 266, in relation to granting tax-exempt status to the Forward Wakefield Development Corporation for a three-year period.

According to city manager Rob Brown, the resolution now will be sent to the State Tax Commission for final determination.

The council's unanimous vote occurred after three members of Forward Wakefield presented a slide show regarding their goals during a related public hearing.

"Forward Wakefield is an organization that was born in the '90s, 22 ye...

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