This is the most confusing article I've ever read. I think the author has no clue they are talking about 2 different projects. As it is likely to change once an editor sees it, reposting below.
Do "journalists" even leave their office anymore?
MADISON, Wis. -- Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is interested in buying the old Thorstad Chevrolet site on Park Street for city fleet services, but some alders say there's a better way to spend the money.