Officials and business leaders in Auburn are celebrating following Gov. Cuomo’s announcement on Friday afternoon. Here is reaction from some of those at the award presentation.
Auburn Senior Planner Christina Selvek on winning on the third try:
Selvek describes the next step:
City Manager Jeff Dygert says the in-person presentation before the Central NY Economic Development Council may have been the game changer:
City Planning and Economic Development Director Jenny Haines says the city and county should be proud:
Haines says now it’s time to get to work:
Auburn Public Theatre co-founder Cary Eidel says the award will be good for APT and the arts community as a whole:
The 3rd time was indeed the charm for Auburn. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday afternoon that Auburn was the $10 Million winner of the Central NY Downtown Revitalization Initiative prize:
Mayor Mike Quill says the city has big plans for the money:
Mayor Quill also says there is a lot of credit to go around:
Auburn had lost the previous two competitions to Oswego and Cortland.
Photos by Steve Penstone