Corning City Council voted to table a vote that would have allowed a proposed senior housing project to move forward.
It involves the historic St. Vincent’s church, which is at the center of a $20 million project to convert it into senior housing.
The vote, which could have taken place on Monday – was tabled until August 22.
There will be five buildings in all with a total of 45 apartments. The plan states that 37 of the units will be for seniors, and eight for families. The church portion of the property will be converted into a daycare facility.
“The Council in postponing is responding to Housing Vision’s formal request so that they can consider issues that were raised by this council and also do additional work with the neighborhood to address their issues to see if it can be addressed successfully,” Mayor Boland told WENY-TV.
City Council has objections to the project. However, specifics of those objections were not immediately available.
It will now be on the developer to bring back a revised plan for the city to consider.
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