Vancouver council OKs sale of old Humane Society parcel

first_imgThe Vancouver City Council on Monday approved the sale of the former Humane Society for Southwest Washington property.The property sold for $464,210, which was the highest bid, said Tim Haldeman, the city’s director of general services.The city got the property in a swap with the Humane Society, which wanted city-owned land in east Vancouver where it could build a much larger facility.The new shelter opened in 2009.The old site, at 2121 St. Francis Lane, has been for sale since it was declared surplus property in September 2012.The buyer, Kurt Redd, president of Diversified Marine Inc. in Portland, hasn’t disclosed plans for the property. Proceeds from the sale will go into the city’s water fund because the property was a water fund asset.last_img