A board meeting of the Minnora Community Center has been scheduled for 9 a.m.
Wednesday at the center, according to President Wanda Richards.|
The Calhoun Commission has extended an offer to the board to assist in settling a
two-year-old conflict between their members and others in the community over
control of the center.
The Commission' resolution reads:
July 26, 2001
To Wanda Richards, President of Minnora Community Center and all
members of the Board of Directors:
We, the members of the Calhoun Commission, express to each of you
serious concerns regarding the continued crisis over the management
Minnora Community Center, more particularly what could be the
the center and the vital services it is providing to southern Calhoun.
conflict, unfortunately, has continued for over two years.
The Calhoun Commission has given its support and endorsement to
the established programs and services, and shares the vision of what
center could mean to the citizens of the area in the future. The
re-establishment of the center after closure, would be very unlikely.
We, the Commission, are grateful to each of you for your vision in
center, and the hard and difficult work it has taken to maintain its
The Commission has no legal recourse since the property has been
your board for a period of 99 years, but extend to you our willingness to
recommendations for its continued operation.
If your board votes to "ask the commission for help," we will make one
more recommendations, solely based on saving the center and would
your board to consider such recommendations seriously.
We respectfully request your consideration of this proposal, and would
hear from you shortly, the matter being placed on the agenda.
Bob Weaver, President of the Commission
Larry McCallister, Commissioner
David Barr, Commissioner