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Continued: Holdout homeowners put Minneapolis library plans in limbo

  • Article by: ROCHELLE OLSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: May 27, 2013 - 8:05 PM

If the Hollers were to agree to sell, that could change.

“If we were able to buy that property, I’m confident we would have the votes for a new library,” Opat said.

But Roberta Englund, executive director of the nearby Folwell Neighborhood Association, questioned the board’s determination.

“If the intent to build the library were real, it would be standing there now,” she said. But she also said there are two nearby libraries, so “it makes no sense whatsoever for the Hennepin County commissioners to resurrect the library” project.

Rochelle Olson • 612-673-1747 @rochelleolson

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