By Emily Neubauer, Multimedia Journalist - bio | email
WAUSAU (WAOW) -
a close vote the Wausau City Council decided it will take ownership
of the former Wausau Club building.
this month, Tom Schuette, Wausau Homes co-founder, offered the
building to the city for free. He said he wanted a decision by
Tuesday, in a 6-5 vote, the city council approved the take over.
Wausau Mayor Jim Tipple says the city will hold the building and hope
to sell it to a developer. If there's no interest within two years,
he says the city will demolish it. Mayor Tipple says it will cost
$1,500 per year to maintain the building.
property is worth about half a million dollars.