AUBURN – Ceylon Herath and Mary Brown of Southeast Nebraska Development District met with the Auburn City Council Monday regarding phase 3 of its downtown revitalization program.

Herath: “If the board approves tonight, this phase will help fund some more deeper public infrastructure improvements, structural improvements …”

The city requesting a $435,500 grant for the third phase engineering and improvements that include those that comply with the federal disability act, as well as those that correct code violations on commercial and privately-owned buildings.  The city will provide a $100,000 match.