Category Archives: Stockton Marina

Militiaman Pettet on the marina

Alan Pettet, the midtown activist who amused some observers and disturbed others with his claim this year that he would form an armed militia to patrol Stockton (he later backed off) called this morning to say┬áhe had been to see Stockton Marina, and he was not impressed. Pettet uses a wheelchair. He said he could […]

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Marina report

City Hall’s comparison of last year’s and this year’s financial projections for Stockton Marina, as presented Tuesday to the City Council:

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Scharlin on the marina presentation: LOL

The text of an e-mail this evening from Jerry Scharlin, who managed the Stockton Marina project before his retirement: LOL. In the presentation to City Council, Staff was comparing the current cash flow projection to the wrong prior cash flow projection. The final and relevant prior cash flow projection excluded the dry stack storage facility, […]

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More from City Hall: On the marina deficit

7:13 p.m.: Interim City Manager Kevin O’Rourke is opening a presentation on the projected deficit at Stockton Marina. He and Deputy City Manager Laurie Montes will be presenting, he said. Revitalization Director Dave Harzoff is in the front row. The difference between last year’s deficit projection and this year’s has to do with debt service, […]

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What comes out of Harzoff

Revitalization Director Dave Harzoff returned a telephone call this afternoon to discuss the projected annual deficit at Stockton Marina, which has increased to about $700,000 from about $100,000 last year. Harzoff said his staff is compiling a report to account for that, to be presented to the City Council on Tuesday. Asked if one might […]

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More from City Hall: Fritchen eating crow and Harzoff explaining

7:35 p.m.: City Councilman Dale Fritchen said he was “quite surprised when he saw these figures.” He said he was told the marina would lose about $100,000 some years, not $700,000. Fritchen said, “I’m disappointed about the information that has been coming to me.” He said, “Now I have crow to eat” when he talks […]

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More from City Hall: Marina deal approved

7:54 p.m.: A representative of Westrec Marina Management Inc., which is to operate Stockton Marina, is at the podium. The company has some 25 marinas in several states and internationally. The company manages eight harbors in Chicago, she said. Mayor Ann Johnston said she is impressed with the company. She said she was on the […]

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More from City Hall:

7:29 p.m.: Revitalization Director Dave Harzoff is introducing the marina operations contract. He is very shortly going to have a $700,000 problem to explain (the estimate is down from $750,000 in the staff report). It won’t be fun for him, but the council is almost certain to approve the contract after some fuss about the […]

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