The Dunkirk Common Council's Economic Development Committee is scheduled to meet today at 11 a.m. in City Hall. Among the items scheduled to be discussed is a new tenant for the Boardwalk Market.
Councilwoman-at-Large Stephanie Kiyak made the announcement at a recent meeting of the Harbor Commission.
"We've gotten applications for the spot that's open at the Boardwalk. The one that's most probably going to be approved is planning on being open seven days a week, year-round," Kiyak stated. "Tourists are year round."
Mayor Anthony J. Dolce was asked about the process of selecting a tenant for the Boardwalk Market. He said the committee could discuss the issue but the full council has to act on any new tenants - something the previous administration did not do.
"They had a select group that did it," he explained. "We will make a recommendation. We have come up with one that will come out Tuesday and then council will act in agreement or disagreement with that choice, but we are excited about the potential new business in the boardwalk."
At 5 p.m. today, the city's Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet to consider one item. Brooks Memorial Hospital has filed an appeal to allow it to install a parking lot at 501 Central Ave., the site of a former church. The hospital was turned down in its application as the parking lot's size and location, among other things, would not meet current zoning requirements for use in an R-3 Multi-Family District.
The city's Cable Board is set to meet Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in City Hall while the Electrical Board is set to meet at 5 p.m. the same day in City Hall.
On Thursday at 6 p.m. the Planning Board meets in City Hall with four agenda items to consider, including a review of the plans for the hospital's parking lot, if it gets the variance from the ZBA. A parking variance and two sign reviews round out the agenda.
On Friday, council will continue its review of Dolce's 2013 budget proposal in a City Hall meeting scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A meeting of the Dun-kirk Local Development Corporation scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed until Oct. 31.
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