City now able to buy back unused cemetery plots
April 15, 2021
If you own an unused plot within Sundance’s cemeteries, the city is now able to purchase it back from you at the same price you paid to acquire it.
Clerk Treasurer Kathy Lenz requested permission for this venture at last week’s council meeting, explaining that it is not uncommon for people to purchase plots and then find they no longer need them. This can happen, for example, because family members move away or because alternative decisions are made about burial arrangements.
This has never been a particular issue for the city, said Lenz, “but we really are becoming short on cemetery...