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Union Gap looking for new temporary city hall

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UNION GAP, Wash.-- The city of Union Gap is looking to find a new a temporary city hall while they deal with the mold problem inside the original city hall.

The city says the mold clean up will take at least five years to complete.

Right now, workers are using three buildings including the fire station. The city administrator says this system is not only inefficient, but unsafe.

"It's very dangerous. People will show up to the wrong building location and they'll be redirected... And then you have people trying to cross this four lane traffic to get into actually city hall," says Union Gap City Administrator Chris Jensen.

The city is looking at a number of locations including the old Stanton Academy building.

They discussed possibly moving into the old restitution center building, but decided it was too big and would take too much work to remodel.