Market square in Sturgeon Bay will be getting a facelift in 2014. The board of public works approved the design perimeters for the $200,000 reconstruction project at its meeting Tuesday. City Community Development Director Marty Olejniczak said funding for the project is in the current budget…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/N251.mp3|titles=Marty Olejniczak]
Olejniczak said the work planned will be more than just black-topping the parking lot near city hall used for the weekly farmers market…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/N252.mp3|titles=Marty Olejniczak]
The makeover will also enhance stormwater management, entrances will be widened to 24 feet so that vehicles can enter & leave the area at the same time, & the width of the nearby alley will be reduced, freeing up four parking spaces, but also providing enough space for vehicles to pass one another. Staff was asked to look into the long-range possibility of providing rest rooms at the site. Another area that will be studied is the old warming house building currently being used as office space for the Miller Art Museum.