Springfield cuts rates to lure more rentals of its community building
The Depression-era Springfield Community Building makes back a fraction of the money the city spends on it. City officials and residents are trying to find ways to recapture the glory days of the limestone building.
Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 12:00 am
In an effort to get more use out of the Springfield Community Building, city officials are slashing rental rates for local business owners and trying to attract more wedding business.
Officials and residents have spent several months trying to figure out what to do with the city-owned community space, which requires significant upgrades but doesn't generate enough revenue to justify more city spending.
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Tuesday, July 30, 2013 12:00 am.