HOLLAND — The town of Holland was awarded $15,950 in state Municipal Planning Grant funds for a feasibility study for the future use of the Holland School building.
The grant and resources it allows the town to access will help to examine up to three scenarios for the future use of the building.
The town is seeking a sustainable option that will retain its function as an emergency shelter and a center for community life.
Alternatives to be considered may include, but are not limited to:
1. A cultural center with an educational component that would utilize existing classrooms.
2. A small business incubator that can utilize the commercial-grade kitchen and the highest internet speed available in the area.
3. Town offices and town garage on one site.
4. Housing with a community room.
Holland was one of 29 projects funded through the Department of Housing and Community Development for this project.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.