Commissioners OK Buying Land For Recreation – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 10/18/2019 at 10:18am
The Transylvania County Board of Commissioners Monday voted to buy the roughly 55 acres behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard for recreational uses.
During their regular meeting Monday, commissioners voted 3-2 to buy the Brevard College-owned property, which has a purchase price of $440,000. The property's tax value is $515,750 and it has been appraised for $460,000.
To help pay for the property, which includes frontage on the French Broad River, the county has been awarded a $235,000 Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant from the state. The grant requ...