By Paul Schmitt
The proposed purchase of property on Sturgeon Bay’s west side by the City was shot down in committee earlier this week. The Finance, Purchasing & Building Committee voted earlier this week against the consideration of land located off of Ashland Avenue. The committee met in closed session briefly before voting unanimously to turn down the offer. Chair David Ward says the consensus was that the City of Sturgeon Bay did not need the property at this time.
The parcel of land is owned by Jeff and Barb Uecker. Ward says the city may revisit a purchase of the land in the future if other private development is done around the area and the city sees a need for land.