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2020 Media Releases

November 10, 2020
Media Contact:
Wynn Hjermstad, Urban Development, 402-441-8211
Shawn Ryba, South of Downtown Community Organization, 402-416-8686

South of Downtown Meeting Set for November 12

Residents will be able to participate remotely

The public is invited to attend an online presentation and discussion about the South of Downtown Redevelopment & Strategic Plan from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, November 12. The South of Downtown Community Development Organization (SDCDO) is co-hosting the event with the Urban Development Department and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Department. Registration is required at

Residents are invited to comment on the plan and its alignment with community stakeholders' and residents' goals for their neighborhoods. Thursday's discussion will be a starting point for prioritizing implementation of the plan.

Since 2017, the City and SDCDO have been developing the plan through numerous community conversations that helped identify priorities for residents. The plan builds on existing community assets with a vision of creating equitable opportunities for jobs, housing, health, and services for all residents and businesses in the South of Downtown area.

The plan and an executive summary are available at (keyword: urban). For more information about community development south of downtown, visit

Accommodation Notice

The City of Lincoln complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 guidelines. Ensuring the public's access to and participating in public meetings is a priority for the City of Lincoln. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to attend or participate in a public meeting conducted by the City of Lincoln, please contact the Director of Equity and Diversity, Lincoln Commission on Human Rights, at 402 441‐7624, 555 S 10th St, Ste. 304, Lincoln, NE, 68508 as soon as possible before the scheduled meeting date in order to make your request.

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