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No thanks, Village says to park purchase offer

FLAT ROCK — If the Village Council ever gets fed up with the citizenry’s demands for improvements, complaints about loose dogs and jeremiads about park crime and traffic, it can always sell the town’s park.

Mayor Bob Staton received a feeler recently from a real estate broker asking if the village would be interested in selling the 66-acres parcel of land. Staton thinks the broker most likely spotted the vacant land in a digital map search.
The Charlotte-based broker with National Land Realty office said his client was looking for 60 acres in the Flat Rock area.
Staton said the Village Council, which bought the property in 2013 for $1.15 million and has invested that much more in improvements, would decline the offer.