Wakefield planners recommend 'offloading' several lots
January 16, 2021
By P.J. GLISSON
WAKEFIELD — Thanks to action on Tuesday evening by the Wakefield Planning Commission, some city property owners soon may have an opportunity to buy city land that is within — or adjacent to — their own property lots.
Commissioners voted unanimously to recommend to the City Council that it “offload” the targeted lots by putting them up for minimum bids.
City Manager Robert Brown, Jr. said gradually selling lots that the city does not need will result in “a little bit of pocket change” for city coffers while also facilitating the “main...