Wausau city leaders discuss funding for Thomas St. project
WAUSAU (WAOW) -
leaders met on Tuesday to discuss funding for the Thomas Street project.
Economic Development Committee meeting, city officials discussed if TIF funding
could be used to help fund the $ 15 million project.
was made. The committee will discuss this again at a future meeting.
the Capitol Improvements and Street Maintenance Committee voted to move the
The project would widen the street to four lanes --
impacting many homes and business near there.
The project has seen plenty of ups and
downs. Recently, the city learned it couldn't qualify for federal funding to
help pay for it because the city didn't follow proper guidelines buying homes
along Thomas Street.