It started with $163,000 and Monday night over $511,000 was added to it. If all comes to pass, it could cost the city of Williston more than $674,000.
"It" is Block 12, the area between Main and NE 1st Streets and for the last three years, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has relentlessly pursued its purchase and reformation.
Seeking ways to further economic development while creating useful parking space, the CRA purchased the property from the owners. All but two owners, John Patrick and Michael Pesso, were on board.