Windsor considers repurposing vacant National Guard armory
Published 11:04 am, Monday, September 11, 2017
WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont town of Windsor is considering options for an abandoned armory.
The Valley News reports (http://bit.ly/2wUNHfX ) a Windsor town committee continues to discuss new uses for the old National Guard armory. The building, which was constructed in 1950, has sat vacant since the National Guard left in 2011.
The committee voted in December to recommend purchasing the building. Windsor Town Manager Tom Marsh says studies have determined the armory is structurally sound and doesn't pose any environmental risks.
Residents have floated ideas about repurposing the building for recreational activities or school robotics training. Some in the community have also been vocal about using the surrounding property as a dog park.
Officials are working on a budget for the building in the hopes of holding a bond vote in March.
Information from: Lebanon Valley News, http://www.vnews.com