City holds special meeting to discuss plans for third floor firehouse

NORWICH For years, the City of Norwich has contemplated its options for converting the third floor of the fire house on East Main Street into city hall offices or keeping the current city hall building next door.

A special meeting of the common council has been scheduled at 6 p.m. Wednesday in order to gather information and feedback from the public.

City employees say that city hall, located in the old train depot building, is inefficient and would require many upgrades in order to accommodate both people and activities. In addition, the current building is in need of some repairs, many of which have been put off due to the possible move to the firehouse. According to City Department of Public Works Superintendent Carl Ivarson, a decision has to be made soon.

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