Life-Line Resouces announced that they have withdrawn their $200,000 offer to purchase Sunset School in Clear Lake.
The sale of the property has been tied up in court after neighbors in the Sunset area complained about the company locating in a residential neighborhood.
The Clear Lake School Board was in favor of selling the property to Life-Line Resources, voting on the issue on May 10, 2010.
“We at Life-Line Resources first and foremost want to thank the Clear Lake School District, Anita Micich and the town of Clear Lake, for all of the support from the different citizens of North Iowa as we pursued Sunset School,” said Mark Doebel of Life-Line Resources. “They have taken some undo criticism and I just want to set the record straight. We could not have felt more supported and appreciated.”
On Nov. 23, 2010, Kristen and Daniel Ollenberg, 209 Mars Hill Drive, filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in 2010, alleging the Board of Adjustment acted illegally in granting a Conditional Use Permit to Life-Line, LLC to operate a family and individual counseling service in the former Sunset School building at 408 Mars Hill Drive.
In September 2011 a hearing was held in district court concerning the case, but no decision has been filed by the court.
City Attorney Charles Biebesheimer has reported to the City Council repeatedly that - Read More via e-Edition