The process that could lead to development of a portion of Sturgeon Bay’s west side waterfront district continues to move forward. Monday afternoon, city Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak provided an update for the waterfront redevelopment authority on the progress to date. Olejniczak noted that the former Door County Cooperative property had been purchased for $390,000, part of a $440,000 community development block grant secured by the city…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/N107.mp3|titles=Marty Olejniczak]
Olejniczak said the waterfront makeover will probably be accomplished by way of a planned unit development…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/N108.mp3|titles=Marty Olejniczak]
A key component of the development is the attempt to include the co-op’s old granary as part of the west side changes. However, studies will be needed to determine what role, if any, it will play in the proposed makeover.