It's down to the final two: The next tenant for the Old Fenton Fire Hall will be the owners of or the .
Fenton Downtown Development Authority members Tom Bertschy, DDA Vice Chairman Jim Saule and DDA member Doug James all chose the two business and said they would be a great fit for Fenton.
"All were well qualified, but two stood out in my mind," Saule said. "A lot of good community involvement is important for Fenton. Their menu's spoke as well."
A financial analysis of the final candidates will be conducted that may take up to 30 days to complete. A recommendation from the committee will then be made to the full DDA Board for approval. The group hopes to have decisions finalized by the DDA meeting on June 19.
"I always thought it would be down to these two," DDA Director Michael Burns said. "Either one would be a great choice. Either one would bridge Fenton."
The deal is likely for the DDA to lease the building for $1 a year for seven years and then sell it for $1.
Read about the full old Fenton Fire Hall interviews on Fenton Patch.
The DDA and the terminated its lease of the on April 26.