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Community Forum Scheduled to Discuss Future Uses of Emerson Elementary

Post Date:10/13/2016 12:24 PM

Emerson ElementaryMarion residents and community stakeholders are invited to join the City of Marion and Marion Independent School District for a community forum to share ideas and discuss future uses of Emerson Elementary School.   

The forum will take place Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at Emerson Elementary, 1400 10th Avenue in Marion.

With the construction of Longfellow well underway, the City and Marion Independent are working jointly to determine the future of the Emerson Elementary building(s) and site.  A public forum has been scheduled to gather input from the area residents and current Emerson users to help determine what may ultimately happen to the existing school.

Organizers will gather ideas from attendees, share initial thoughts from the respective organizations and provide an overview of next steps.

Those unable to attend but interested in submitting written comments can send them to: Chris Dyer, Superintendent, Marion Independent School District, 777 S 15th Street, Marion, IA 52302. An online form is also available. 

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