Clipped From The Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Labor Camp Use Studied Nueces County may lease pan of the old Robslown Migratory Migratory Labor Camp property to the GI Forum for use as low-income housing development. development. County Judge Noah Kennedy said the County Commissioners Commissioners Court is looking into the possibility of a 99-year lease "at a price that would fully compensate for the loss of the land." The (H Forum asked the court last month to sell 30 acres of the land for the development development at a reasonable price. Kennedy said then he did not believe the county could sell the land except at a public auction. He said today he has Both Unemployment, Employment Decline Both employment and unemployment unemployment dropped off slightly in Niiecss and San Patricio ket are expected to remain relatively relatively unchanged during the next several months. confirmed that idea, but the county probably could lease the land to the G[ Forum. He is awaiting an opinion from County Ally. Franklin L. Smith. If it is legal to lease the land, Kennedy said he believes the commissioners will agree to it. "I believe it would be a good thing for all concerned," he said. In the meantime, the county is having the land appraised to determine a lease price.