Jan 10, 2012

Fire chief plans to OK temporary repairs at historic York church

(York Dispatch) A historic York church once slated for demolition is getting a second chance.
York City Fire Chief Steve Buffington said Monday that he intends to issue a permit for temporary repairs to the damaged roof of Trinity United Methodist Church, 241 E. King St. The permit hinges on approval from Historic York, which serves as a consultant to the city's Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB).
Buffington, who earlier ordered the 140-year-old desanctified church immediately repaired or demolished, said he is "reasonably comfortable" with the congregation's newly submitted plan to stabilize the building. Continued