Case to be Heard for Use of Austin Mansion at Tuesday's City Council Meeting


Published on February 16 2014 6:13 pm
Written by Wayne Moran

At this Tuesday's City Council meeting discussion will continue on the proposed use of the Austin Mansion located at 1007 South Fourth Street in Effingham.

The new owner of the property, Mrs. Billi Jansen, is wishing to utilize the building in conjunction with her business Walnut Street Weddings.

Some neighbors have voiced concern about the proposed use of the property. Jansen however is hopeful of gaining permission to host outdoor weddings on the property grounds. If you are not familiar with the Austin Mansion (also known as Garnet Hall), click to learn more about the history of the Victorian home.

The city council's full agenda will be detailed in Tuesday's newscasts.