A struggling church in Clermont could soon be city-owned property for $6 million.
The city manager said the community asked for it during meetings all summer.
Residents said city leaders wanted a number of things from indoor courts to a bigger venue for theater productions and this place has all of that under one roof.
"It was going into a foreclosure sale and it was something that someone brought to my attention to go check it out," Gray said.
Gray said when he took a tour, he was blown
"It would be the largest indoor
The price tag for the project is around $6.3
Gray said that would cost a third more.
We asked residents what they think about the proposal and the cost.
"I think it would be worth it," resident Marilyn Corrie said.
"I definitely feel like it would be worth it, I would definitely go there and bring my son," resident Derek Michelson said.
The people Eyewitness News spoke with said they believe this type of rec center could help keep kids off the streets and out of trouble.
"Anything to help out the kids around
Officials have inspected the place and they say they will vote on it Dec. 10. If it passes, they could close by the end of the month. They said they would allow the church to temporarily lease it.