City discusses grant to keep city hall in present location

NORWICH For years, the City of Norwich has been discussing the possible move of city offices to the third floor of the firehouse, but after hearing public comments and investigating costs, the city is looking at funding options for the renovations needed to keep city hall in its present location at the old train depot.



At the May meeting of the Public Safety/ Public Works Committee, Community and Economic Development Specialist Todd Dreyer said he was prepared to apply for a grant that could provide the city with approximately $250,000 for renovations to the current city hall building, which could include the replacement of the roof, heating improvements and the installation of new carpeting and doors. The grant is part of the Transportation Enhancement Program, and could be used for the building since it is the site of the former train depot.


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