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April 2014


No La Fuente in Oconomowoc

Mayor Maury Sullivan said Friday that the owner of popular Mexican restaurant, La Fuente, has declined the city's offer for assitance locating downtown.

Sullivan said the owner, Jose Zarate, gave three main reasons behind his decision: the economy, population and costs to renovate the building it would inhabit.

Zarate had told city officials he would need to serve around 300 people a day for his business to sustain and he didn't feel like there was a big enough local demographic to do that.

Sullivan said he was disappointed that La Fuente turned down the offer, but said he understands Zarate's concerns.

"You can’t argue about it and if he’s not ready to come here, he’s not ready to come here," the mayor said.

Watch for more on this story in Tuesday's Living Oconomowoc Focus. 

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