Ah, that special funding request from the Chamber and LAIC that popped into last night's City Commission agenda? It's for a big new sign out in front of the Depot. That sign is the one thing on the railroad depot renovation proposal that the federal stimulus handouts won't cover.
Of course, I'm still wondering how this stimulus money, distributed by the state Department of Transportation, is being used to fund fixing up a building whose museum function is at best tertiary instead of a more direct transportation use, like paving Madison's gravel streets, a project I'll bet our residents, looking out their monsoon-streaked windows, would love to see done.
Oh well. For $4,000, that new sign had better have a waterfall.
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