City Gives $125,000 to Center City

Downtown Amarillo is getting some help with its revitalization efforts... $125,000 from the city. On Tuesday, City Commissioners approved a one year renewal of the Center City contract.

Here's how the money breaks down... A maximum of $125,000 will go towards the preservation and improvement of the downtown business district.

The money is set to be paid in two $65,000 installments. The city will also match private money spent on downtown's business facade program, dollar for dollar, up to $60,000.