‘Taj Mahal’ warehouse voted down

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By Cindy Simpson

The cost for a proposed warehouse is too much for Harriman Utility Board members.
“There is no way the board is going to approve a $17 million facility,” said board chairman Gary Goff last month.
Goff described the board as “sticker shocked.”
The proposed facility has been called a “Taj Mahal” warehouse by disgruntled ratepayers. The $17-million price tag was given for a warehouse with all the bells and whistles, and board members said they listened in disbelief when the cost was presented to them in February.

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