While the City of Sturgeon Bay is actively involved in the development of a piece of its west side waterfront, it is also working on ways to come up with funding sources to cover costs related to the development. Marty Olejniczak, city community development director, discussed one such tool for development…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/N109.mp3|titles=Marty Olejniczak]
Olejniczak says a time line is being considered for putting a tax incremental finance district in place…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/N110.mp3|titles=Marty Olejniczak]
Olejniczak is also working on obtaining a matching Wisconsin Coastal Management grant to be used for multiple purposes on the development. For instance, a study could be done to determine the feasibility of using the grain elevator as an iconic symbol of the west side development.