Uniting has said it's committed to helping find a solution for the people of Canowindra in regards to the town's retirement village.
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The commitment comes following a community meeting at the start of the month.
"Members of our property team travelled to Canowindra to continue discussions with the Cabonne Council and the community," a Uniting spokesperson said.
"They reiterated Uniting's commitment to finding a solution for the people of Canowindra."
The 14-unit village has been on the drawing board since 2008 with Uniting planning on building and operating the village as part of a public/private partnership with Cabonne Council.
A review of the project was brought up at Cabonne Council's February meeting, with the $1.2million of operating expenditure for the project being removed and placed into the Council reserves during a quarterly budget update.
The Uniting spokesperson said they had informed council about the decision on February 14 this year.
"We advised Council that we are unable to proceed with the project in its current form," the spokesperson said.
"Significant economic and community changes mean that we also need to review the types of Retirement Villages we support into the future. It is increasingly challenging to support smaller villages in a sustainable way.
"We are continuing to work with Council and the residents groups to assist them to develop and implement a seniors' housing solution for the Canowindra community," they said.
At the council meeting General Manager, Bradley Byrnes, said council may reopen the project to expressions of interest.
"We haven't gone out to that expression of interest phase," he said.
"We'll try and do that as quickly as we can, but we want to work with the committee because there may be some changes in the way we can look at it now that we own the land and have the (budget) reserve with that project."
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