At a special meeting Wednesday, the Marinette City Council took action to approve a $5900 grant to coat cover a portion of the costs of the Marinette Tourist Information Center.

The council also approved the purchase of a new skate sharpener at a cost of $5987.  The unit will replace the city’s 25 year old sharpener.

The council also went into closed session to discuss strategy regarding what the agenda called Recreation Center construction issues.