“Ramapo officials will consider three proposals to sell the Suffern Quarry, the massive hole filled with millions of gallons of water overlooking the business district.
The proposals range from $3.2 million to $1 million to purchase the property, along with offers to lease the 60 acres pending an option to buy down the road.
The three developers proposed commercial development, such as warehousing, a landscaping business and storage, and a film-production facility.
Although Ramapo owns the quarry, Suffern controls land-use approvals. The property is zoned for light industry zoning and doesn’t allow for housing. [Read more…]