Wondering what happened at the "Special Meeting" Tuesday night between the Boards of the Village and Town of Mamaroneck?
From January 24: The plot, so to speak, thickens as Town and Village of Mamaroneck officials continue discussions about a possible purchase of the Hampshire Country Club property.
It is being "actively investigated," said
Town Supervisor Valerie Moore O’Keeffe at the Town Board meeting Wednesday January 20th. While dozens of parties, including many developers, also are looking into this real estate opportunity,
Mamaroneck Town Councilman David Fishman tells theLoop that this is a "once in a lifetime opportunity to preserve open space and create recreational options" for the municipalities if it can be done "in some affordable way."
Fishman added that none of the current options being discussed can be on the record at this time, but that
he has "never had more people approach me as town councilman about an issue than this one — and I can say 98% of all of those are very eager to see their local government(s) step up and try to get involved to protect this gem of a property."
is a fiscal conservative and fought for a zero percent tax hike this year.
The Club now comprises 110 acres in the Orienta section of Mamaroneck with an estimated value of about $11 million.