Sturgeon Bay Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak was given the go-ahead to apply for grant funding through the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program during the city council meeting Tuesday. Olejniczak said the grant funding administered by the DNR, if approved, would help pay for improvements as part of developing the west side waterfront area…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/N545.mp3|titles=Marty Olejniczak]
Olejniczak said the grant award could be significant…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/N546.mp3|titles=Marty Olejniczak]
Local matching funds are expected to come from tax increment district number four funding, additional grants & other sources. The grant period doesn’t begin until 2015, so the city will have time to determine whether & how to fund its local share, if the grant is awarded.