For most of the last 50 years, the 4.5-acre property along Xenia Avenue between Herman and Marshall Streets has been home to medical offices. But since the Yellow Springs Family Health Center, operated by Wright State University Physicians, was abandoned and demolished three years ago, the land has been vacant.
Now, after sitting on a proposal from Miami Township Fire-Rescue for more than a year, Wright State University officials said they would soon consider its request that three acres of the property be donated for the construction of a new fire station and Miami Township offices.
“[The property] is never far from our mind,” said Robert Sweeney, Wright State’s executive vice president for planning and board of trustees’ secretary, this month. “It’s something we want to make sure we’re good partners with Yellow Springs on.”
The Wright State Board, which controls the property, may discuss the fire department proposal in executive session at its February board meeting, according to a Wright State spokesman.
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