Back to the Dallas Farmers Market again. But only becausefollowing our discussions on Friday
, the city posted toits official up-fer-bids website
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further addenda concerning the physical and fiscal shape of the market after some folks interested in taking the market out of the city's hands had further questions.
Among their queries: How's the market presently operated (or, who answers to whom -- and how much are they presently paid)? And: How much empty space is there in Shed 2, and what is rent in there, anyhow? And: How big a piece o' property we talking about, exactly? And: What kind of shape are those sheds in (all save Shed 2 are in "overall fair condition")?
I grabbed the docs off the city site, and they follow. Among the revelations: The city says there are 62 available stalls in Shed 2, recently overhauled by the city for $3.2 million. Eighteen are presently filled.