The gates, along with earthen berms and pumps, are designed to protect the mill buildings and some surrounding homes from flooding if the
Board member Blunt White, who is also chairman of the town's
He said this would help attract new mill tenants as the EDC tries to convince the
The mill space, much of which is vacant, is only zoned for manufacturing use.
"If we got it accredited it would create more upside," he said.
At this point, Deledda said town officials have not approached him about including money for a study in the upcoming 2017-18 budget. He said the town will have to weigh the economic benefits of the accreditation process versus its cost.
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