City narrows its focus on hospital land

Looking east from Jefferson Memorial/Tennova Healthcare’s rear parking lot shows much of the 95.04-acre tract of land that Jefferson City wants to purchase. – Mark Brown | The Standard Banner

Jefferson City Mayor Mitch Cain and Council are planning to meet with outside legal counsel as they consider pursuing eminent domain to secure a 95-acre land tract owned by Jefferson Memorial/Tennova Healthcare to develop a recreation complex.

The executive session is planned before the body’s June 5 regular meeting.

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