School District to purchase The Abbey Plans to use for transition students programs

By Dee Longfellow

For The Elmhurst Independent


At the last meeting of the District 205 School Board, Superintendent Dr. David Moyer stated that the Elmhurst Park District Board had authorized during its Sept. 23 meeting an initiation of a formal conversation with District 205 to develop an intergovernmental agreement leading to the school district purchasing The Abbey from the park district. The Abbey is located at 407 W. St. Charles Road, just west of York High School.

Moyer said that it is expected that the site will be part of a permanent solution to the district’s transition center program. Moyer said that finalizing an agreement with the park district, purchasing the property, and developing and occupying the site will be a multi-year process.