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Traverse City Record Eagle (Newspaper) - April 6, 2015, Traverse City, Michigan2a from Page one traverse City record Eagle monday april 6, 2015 120 w. Front St. Traverse City i 49685 wow. Record Eagle. Com Mike Tyree. Executive editor Rich Roxbury director of audience development Mark Zucco. Advertising director Brian Steele. Design Center manager Michael Plamondon. It repress manager Sherry Graves. Classifieds manager traverse City record Eagle Cusps 637 860 is published daily by Community newspaper group Lac. Postmaster Send address changes to traverse City record Eagle 120 w. Front St., traverse City i 49685 0632. Periodicals postage paid at traverse City i. Member audit Bureau of circulations Michigan press Assn. Newspaper association of America National newspaper Assn. 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Besides Standard growing techniques Bucia wants to Experiment with hydroponics soulless growing in nutrient Rich water solutions Myc agriculture the use of fungi in sustainable agriculture huge Kultur a form of raised bed gardening that uses Hills and Mounds of soil on top of decaying Wood debris and comp stable biomass and landscape Bio mimicry the study and application of naturally occurring processes in site design. The group applied for a $ 2,500 Grant to buy seed and water pumps and to make upgrades to the hoop House such As geothermal heating and Cooling and electric motors to open and close windows. I found a Grant that i thought would work for the group and Seamus wrote it. It was Stellar said Stoltz. Were still waiting to hear whether they got the Grant but even if they dont Well find a Way to work with them. Its still a youth hoop House. We want it to be youth driven. Group members will maintain the Garden year round with help Over the summer from volunteers from neighbouring Community Garden plots. pick up where they left off on other projects when school starts again in the fall. One of the challenges in any Community Garden is getting it watered. Because its work said Stoltz. To drive out Here for half an hour just to water Isnit a priority for a kid or an adult. From Page 1a Bucia Young and Green the first time on monday. He Hopes commissioners can at least approve the already discussed portion of the project and potentially approve any additions later. Acting City manager Penny Hill said some bids also came in above what was expected but the project does not look like it will go into deficit. Commissioners need to approve the project at their meeting to keep construction on track to be completed by july 1. Before we have to Deal with All of the additional traffic that we have in summer we have a limited window in which to do projects Estes said. Were trying for july to shut Down Street improvement projects to accommodate not Only our visitors but our residents. The project is expected to include Street and sidewalk construction Street lighting drainage systems parking meters a new traffic signal and banners to Mark the area among other improvements. The traffic signal slated for the intersection of West front Hall and Wadsworth streets prompted comments from some residents and commissioners. Some worried that the signal could increase traffic in the residential area South of West front Street while others argued other measures could be taken to make the intersection safer for pedestrians. Estes said commissioners Likely will discuss whether to include the Light in the project but changes could be made later on. Ism sure there Are some incremental costs if thatus added but it cant be monumental Estes said. City commissioners already approved a special improvement District on property owners who line the impacted part of West front Street. The District would bring in about $ 250,000 for the project half from the City and half from property owners. The City received a $ 1 million Grant for the project from the state. The rest of the funding comes from a variety of other sources including traverse City Light & Power the downtown development authority and the watershed Center grand traverse Bay. The cheese lady owner Tina Zinn runs her business on West front Street and said Sheds looking Forward to a More attractive stretch of downtown. Because were going to beautify it i think its going to help us get More of that being a part of the downtown Zinn said. I Hope this will make people want to come downtown More. Zinn said Sheds relieved that City officials plan to finish construction by the end of june before Peak tourism season begins. Karry barolo the owner of d. O. G. Bakery in the new District also has High Hopes for the improvements although she is concerned about construction hurting business. Ism hopeful this project will be Worth the pain barolo said. The More distinct Bike lanes and pedestrian Crossings and improvements to the sidewalks All of those things will make it much better for people walking dogs or children. From Page 1a front construction awaits commissions of record Eagle photo Jan Michael stump Benzie conserve inspire and adapt Bucia founder Seamus Callaghan 17, talks with grow Benzie executive director Josh Stoltz not pictured about plans for the hoop House next to the grow Benzie Community Garden the Benzie Central High school student group will use to grow produce. The newspaper is still the no. 1 advertising medium for Auto dealers. Wow. Record Eagle. Com to subscribe to the record Eagle Call 231 946 2187 a Fil 2x1furniture ism hopeful this project will be Worth the pain. The More distinct Bike lanes and pedestrian Crossings and improvements to the sidewalks All of those things will make it much better for people walking dogs or children. Karry barolo owner of d. O. G. Bakery

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