Monday, July 9, 2012

City Council mulls terminating Maitland Art Center lease

Posted By on Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 4:59 PM

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The Maitland Art Center faces its toughest challenge yet tonight at the Maitland City Council meeting (6:30 pm, Maitland City Hall, 1776 Independence Lane), with a decision item on the agenda to discuss terminating the lease on the landmark property. City council member Phil Bonus feels the historic buildings would be more valuable to the city as rental properties (weddings, parties, etc.) than as the repository of cultural history they are now. Do you?

There's a bigger story to be told here and we plan to tell it soon, but for today: Supporters may attend the meeting and speak up for this significant piece of Central Florida history, or call and leave a message of support at City Hall (407-539-6250).  

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