- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

D’IBERVILLE, Miss. (AP) - D’Iberville has outgrown its civic center and wants to build a new downtown conference center.

City planner Jeff Taylor says city has applied for BP oil spill money to do so.

The Sun Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1XmfWdS) the city council voted Tuesday night to commit $5,000 in matching funds for a study of the project.

City Manager Bobby Eleuterius says the Coast Transit Authority has a $20,000 grant for the study.

The study will include architectural sketches to show how the conference center would fit in the French Market the city wants to build. It also will look at economic feasibility and how the center might be used.

Taylor said He envisions a multi-purpose center that could host a variety of events and seat 1,500 to 2,000 people.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide