Germantown school leaders concerned by land swap agreement

By Published: August 22, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Kevin Flores puts the finishing touches on the gymnasium floor at Germantown’s new Forest Hill Elementary. A potential land swap between the Germantown Municipal School District and the city has stalled. The proposed swap would give the school district space for softball fields in the city-owned Houston Levee Park in exchange for 15 acres at Forest Hill, where the city wants to place a water tower.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Kevin Flores puts the finishing touches on the gymnasium floor at Germantown’s new Forest Hill Elementary. A potential land swap between the Germantown Municipal School District and the city has stalled. The proposed swap would give the school district space for softball fields in the city-owned Houston Levee Park in exchange for 15 acres at Forest Hill, where the city wants to place a water tower. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

The five Germantown Board of Education members have concerns about a land swap. The city proposed giving the district Houston Levee Park in exchange for 15 acres at Germantown Municipal School District's new elementary school.

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Amy Eoff Angela Griffith Betsy Landers Forest Hill Elementary Germantown Germantown Board of Education Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen Germantown Municipal School District Houston High Houston Levee Park Josh Cathey Linda Fisher Rebecca Luter Softball Water Tower

Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren  is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis.  She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.


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