KMUD moves forward with community center contract considerations
December 17, 2012, 10:00 pm by Alexandria Randolph
The Kingsland Municipal Utility District Board of Directors approved a draft of a contract that would organize a partnership with the Kingsland Convention and Community Center Monday.
Although no monetary figures have yet been decided upon, the board was still ironing out the ‘if’s ‘and’s and ‘but’s regarding the contract with the community center.
"What we’re trying to do is get something (a draft) to pass onto them,” said Board of Directors Secretary and Treasurer Frank Willingham.
The board was approached by members of the community center in June to organize a partnership with the nonprofit organization. According to the board, the center is struggling to get by.
"Whether we help them out or they go bankrupt, they have to do something,” said Larry Denney, vice president of the board.
Currently, the Kingsland Convention and Community Center is the only nonprofit, local location to hold events such as Quinceaneras or events for the Kingsland Chamber of Commerce.
Board of Directors President Mary Ann Hefner said that while the structure of the partnership is still being discusses, KMUD would have to own a portion of the facility in order to put funds toward it.
"KMUD cannot put money into a project unless we have
ownership in a property,” Hefner said following the meeting, "as we do with the
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