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Downtown Revitalization Initiative
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Welcome to the City of Auburn's Downtown Revitalization Initiative web page.  This page will be updated with all public information about the Downtown Revitalization Initiative process moving forward as it becomes available.

Auburn DRI news and information...

The next Downtown Revitalization Initiative Local Planning Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at the Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North Street Auburn, NY 13021.


The public is invited to participate in a workshop to share ideas about downtown on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North Street, Auburn, NY 13021.

Auburn DRI Submit Questions or Comments…

You can make a difference. The cornerstone of any successful planning effort is active and continuous public involvement.  Do you have ideas, questions or comments that you would like to share with the project team?   If so, please take a moment to fill out our comment form… http://auburnsparks.com/contact-us/ 

Auburn DRI Call for Proposals

This Open Call for Proposals is one of the methods the Downtown Revitalization Committee Local Planning Committee will be using to identify projects for inclusion in the Strategic Investment Plan. The submission of project proposals is open to the public, and proposals may include public or private projects.   DEADLINE FOR PROJECT PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018 AT 4:00PM  http://auburnsparks.com/dri/call-for-proposals/


Upcoming Downtown Revitalization Initiative Meeting Schedule:

Local Planning Committee #2, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. to be held at Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North Street, Auburn

Public Participation Meeting #1, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  to be held at Auburn Holiday Inn, 75 North Street, Auburn

Local Planning Committee #3, Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. location TBD

Local Planning Committee #4, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. location TBD

Local Planning Committee #5, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. location TBD

Local Planning Committee #6, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. location TBD

Local Planning Committee #7, Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. location TBD





        Now in its third year the Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) program is a major initiative introduced by Governor Cuomo which will invest $100 million in ten downtown communities throughout the state of NY. One community in each region of the state will be awarded a $10 million grand towards downtown revitalization projects. Auburn is in the Central New York economic development region.

        On May 31, 2018 the Auburn City Council approved the 2018 City of Auburn Downtown Revitalization Grant Application and it was submitted on June 1, 2018.        Click here to view Auburn's 2018 application:   Auburn's This Place Matters 2018 Downtown Revitalization Initiative application (PDF)

        On July 27, 2018 Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled to the Auburn Public Theater in Downtown Auburn and announced that the City of Auburn was the Central New York receipient of the 2018 Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant award of $10 million. Click here to learn more about the Governor's announcement: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/video-audio-rush-transcript-governor-cuomo-announces-city-auburn-10-million-central-new-york

        Visit the 2018 NYS Downtown Revitalization Initiative webpage: https://www.ny.gov/downtown-revitalization-initiative/central-new-york-auburn

        Visit the 2018 NYS Downtown Revitalization Initiative/Auburn SPARKS webpage:  http://auburnsparks.com/dri/

Links:
Archive: Year 1 - 2016 - NYS Downtown Revitalization Initiative
Archive: Year 2 - 2017 NYS Downtown Revitalization Initiative
 
 
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