Planning commission completes inventory of county-owned property

Jackie Nunnery

by Jackie Nunnery

HEATHSVILLE—Following a review of county-owned property, the Northumberland planning commission on Thursday, August 17, recommended five parcels for possible sale if the board of supervisors choose to do so.

The work was requested by supervisors at the suggestion of Thomas Tomlin. He asked that a list of county-owned properties be sent to the planning commission to determine which pieces of property “have a justified need or which could be considered surplus.”

When it comes to waterfront property, the county should “leave it alone unless you’re going to sell it for extreme emergency that we need money,” said commission chairman Alfred Fisher Jr.

Other commission members wanted the county to hold onto all the property….

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