GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL)- In 2017, the Greene Valley Developmental Center, a home for those with intellectual disabilities, closed its doors. The property has remained unused since. Now, a resolution has been approved by the Greene County Commission for an agreement regarding a portion of the property.
“This resolution is essentially a guide, or a local agreement, as to how that property out there will be governed,” said Kevin Morrison, Mayor of Greene County.
The agreement between the Town of Greeneville, Tusculum and the Tusculum-Greeneville-Greene County Industrial Development Board (IDB) would allow the board to gain ownership of 335 acres of undeveloped land on the property.
“There’s been a price set of $1.5 million to bring these properties into the local development board’s hands and then choose one industry,” said State Representative David Hawk, who represents the 5th District. “A light industry, educational facilities, possibly some type of medical research could …