Catasauqua makes offer for former FLSmidth site

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Published: Jun 12 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2013 07:13:12 PM EDT

Plans for an unused property in Lehigh County are back on track again.

Catasauqua borough council has voted to buy the former FLSmidth property.

It's making an offer of $750,000 dollars.

The property would be home to a new emergency services building and possibly a new municipal hall.

Catasauqua would use 2-3 acres of the 12-acre plot and sell the rest.

The borough had a purchase agreement with Weston Solutions of West Chester but that apparently fell through.

Officials say the deal could be completed within two months.