The future home of the , temporarily on 137 N. Branford Road, has been to the 77-acre property on Tabor Drive.
The town-owned land isn't ideal - and it isn't - but a tour from Art Baker, director of Branford Public Works, demonstrates what .
The site is part of a tract of land that the town seized by eminent domain in 2004 because of concerns over potential contamination from the town landfill, which is adjacent to the Tabor Drive tract.
The seizure followed plans by a developer called New England Estates for use of the land for residential purposes, rather than the light industrial standards to which a DPW facility must conform. That seizure prompted a number of lawsuits, one of which--litigation with the Marcus Law Firm, which served the town as outside legal case at one phase during the eminent domain case--continues.
The building is still in the conceptual phase. A public hearing regarding the plans and it costs is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. at the at .
Nancy Barnes contributed to this report.