BOONEVILLE – Two acres of Prentiss County School District property will be sold at a nominal fee to the Pisgah Volunteer Fire Department to support their effort to build a new fire station.
The school board voted on Monday to sell district-owned property at 5 County Road 8350, where the fire department already operates a fire station, to the department at a charge of $1.
The Pisgah Volunteer Fire Department needs ownership of the property to be considered for a $700,000 federal grant to construct a new fire station, board attorney Richard Bowen said.
The resolution to which the board agreed gives the volunteer fire department a special warranty deed to the property which reserves for the school easement access, timber rights and mineral rights. The deed also includes a reverter clause which would return the property to the school district if it is not used for the purpose intended, or if its use for that purpose ends.
The agreement was reached at no cost to the school district, since the fire department paid for the property survey and for preparation of the deed, Bowen said.
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