South Port Wins Easements; Library Remodeling Funded

Cape Charles Wave

February 12, 2013

South Port Investors LLC has cleared two more hurdles in its quest to construct a yacht repair facility adjacent to the town harbor.

Cape Charles Town Council on February 7 awarded South Port two 40-year encroachment easements at the harbor.

The easements were put out for bid and were advertised as required by law. South Port’s offer of $100 was the sole bid.

Council also voted to amend two property leases with South Port. The lease amendments allow land leased by South Port from the Town to be used for boat repair, fueling, docking, a cafe/market, sale of ship stores, administrative offices, transient housing, and a boatel.

Library Update

Town Manager Heather Arcos reported the status of remodeling  the new library building. Painting is complete,  the bathroom is almost ready, and carpeting has been purchased. A new circulation desk is under consideration.

If renovations are completed on schedule, the new library will open April 1. [Read more…]

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