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Ironwood to consider purchase of former elementary school


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IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission is holding a special meeting at 4 p.m. today to consider a resolution to purchase the property on 108 E. Arch St., the location of the former Sleight Elementary School.

According to the resolution, city staff identified the parcel as a potential source of affordable housing. City staff recommend purchase of the property so a private developer can convert the property into rental units.

The city recognizes the lack of affordable housing in the area as a serious problem, the resolution says.

The resolution would...

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