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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

City Manager Proposes Immediate Lease of Old School Property to Charter Schools

Bok Academy North Could Plan for 2020-21 Opening While Purchase Price Negotiated

 

Last updated 2/16/2020 at 12:22pm

Chevon Baccus

Old cafeteria and 1919 school building

Lake Wales City Manager Ken Fields is asking city commissioners, in their role as the city's Community Redevelopment Agency, to allow the Lake Wales Charter Schools to lease the old high school property off Seminole Avenue for one dollar for one year so they can proceed with plans to locate Bok Academy North there for the 2020-21 school year.

The CRA meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the city administration building, 201 W. Central Ave.

The CRA agenda item asks commissioners to authorize Fields to negotiate with the charter schools to get a purchase price and terms to bring...



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