Provo declares street near planned Mormon temple surplus property

The city will begin negotiating with the LDS Church over the price of a half-acre of asphalt south of the burned-out Provo Tabernacle.

The Municipal Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to declare as surplus property a .447-acre slice of 100 South, from University Avenue to the west end of the tabernacle property. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has asked to buy the property as part of its plans to convert the tabernacle’s ruins into the Provo City Center Temple.

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