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Price Chopper, strip mall, to locate nearby?

Warrensburg Town Board member Austin Markey suggested that Warrensburg annex this area of town, commonly called "North Caldwell." He said this act might be the most appropriate solution, citing most of the business owners sited there support Warrensburg acquiring the land from Lake George. Board member Bryan Rounds has said the residents of North Caldwell, who'd likely see a lowering of their school taxes, also approve of the idea.

Markey suggested a petition drive to get the process underway.

In the meantime, the town of Warrensburg has contacted its municipal engineers to determine how best to handle an additional sewer flow of 3,000 gallons per day produced by strip mall tenants, Geraghty said.

Retail development like a major grocery store and strip mall would be welcome, Geraghty said, and he predicted they would spur additional commercial development along Main Street in Warrensburg.

McCoy agreed with Geraghty's vieal at this point. He confirmed a grocery store was one of the potential tenants in the proposed strip mall

"We are looking at prospects for different types of retail uses," he said.

Although he declined to name Price Chopper as a potential tenant, he said he has worked on projects before for the firm.

"We hope to bring the project forward sometime soon in the future," he said. "We feel that Warrensburg and the northern Warren County area is an underserved m

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