To what extent should a municipality be in the real estate business? Should a municipality develop an industrial park? How about a subdivision? Should a municipality become a major landlord?
No one disputes that the ownership and rental or buildings or fields for youth services and recreation is proper. Much of Greater Napanee’s rental income is from rental of ball diamonds, soccer fields, ice pads and meeting rooms.
What about the other rentals? Should Greater Napanee be in the rental property business?
Do we need a Town Hall, SPC and five (count them, five) Township Halls?
11 Market Square
It was built as a police station in the 1980s. For years, after Napanee Police Force was disbanded around 1995, it was underused or at times empty. It’s now rented to the radio station. Does it make money? Has anyone asked?
13 Market Square