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Should the city have asked for more money for the Chinatown property?

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Jason Carmichael

Jason Carmichael

General contractor

“Yes. The money could have gone to things we need like public improvements and parks.”

Jenn Kent

Jenn Kent

Cosmetic consultant

“No. It was a trade off for ensuring the developer would build something that is consistent with the character of the community.”

Ben Strickland

Ben Strickland

Student

“They were right in giving a deal to a local developer. There probably are artifacts on that property anyway, which will prevent it from being developed.”

Julie Moothart

Julie Moothart

administrative assistant

“If the property was appraised for more then the buyer should pay what it’s worth.”

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