As planning continues for a makeover of Egg Harbor Road in Sturgeon Bay, the city council has given the go-ahead to seek grant funding from the Department of Natural Resources. Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak told the city council Tuesday that the non-point source storm water pollution grant funding, if approved, would cover the final designs & bidding, as well as construction of the project…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/N463.mp3|titles=Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak]
Olejniczak says the grant is at best a 50/50 match of up to $150,000. The city’s five year capital plan is projecting an investment of about $1.1 million for the pond & Egg Harbor Road improvements.
The City of Sturgeon Bay will seek a grant of $150,000 from the Fund for Lake Michigan as part of the effort to clean up Bradley Lake at Sunset Park. Bob Bordeau, Municipal Services Superintendent, says a friends group, headed up by Roger Anderson, has been working to develop a plan to rehabilitate the small body of water referred to locally as “Little Lake.” Bordeau says the grant application is part of the process…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/N466.mp3|titles=Bob Bordeau, Municipal Services Superintendent]
Bordeau says several smaller grants are also being sought as part of the “Little Lake” clean up effort.