Wakefield council grants tax exemption on vacant lake land
October 15, 2019
By P.J. GLISSON
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...