Ocean Springs, Miss. – On Friday, officials of the Ocean Springs School Districthanded the keys to Taconi Elementary to city leaders after a brief walk through the building.
The City will continue to honor the current lease agreements of the tenants, including YMCA, Excel by 5, and Head Start programs, who use the Taconi Facility. The Board of Aldermen accepted the leases at a Special Call meeting on Wednesday, February 24. The City will maintain the building and make improvements.
"We appreciate the partnership with the Ocean Springs school district to bring this to fruition,” said Mayor Connie Moran. "We are pleased that the facility is fully occupied with excellent programs that serve our youth."
The City looks forward to utilizing the building to expand the Parks and Leisure activities and to utilize the gym for the Department’s basketball program.