Illegal Plan to Lease the Historic Main School Building to an Assisted
April, 1994, the Board of Trustees received a report from its engineering
consultant advising it that “all buildings” on the property
(including the Historic Main Building) were “structurally
sound and suitable for rehabilitation.” Notwithstanding this
report, the Village Board of Trustees soon thereafter “abandoned
the thought” of rehabilitating the Historic Main Building
for municipal purposes, and instead directed a Committee appointed
by the Mayor “to find another appropriate use” for the
July, 1996, the Mayor’s Committee recommended to the Board
of Trustees “that the concept of a senior residence providing
assistance in daily living activities” would be “the
most beneficial and desirable use for the Main School Building.”
Mayor’s Committee further recommended that such a facility
should be “operated by an experienced private market-driven
June 5, 1997, the Board of Trustees voted to approve the concept
of leasing the Main School Building and ten surrounding acres to
one of two prospective developers who had submitted proposals for
an assisted living facility at St. Paul’s.
the Village selected Care Matrix Corp. (“Care Matrix”)
to develop such an assisted living facility, and entered into a
long term lease with Care Matrix for such private commercial development
of the Historic Main Building and an annex to be constructed by
The illegal plan to lease the Historic Main School Building...
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