Unforeseen issues have increased the price tag for improvements near Hotel Elkhart.
Another $360,000 will be needed to upgrade a parking lot and the streets around the hotel.
The Elkhart Truth reports that the Redevelopment Corporation originally set aside $700,000 for the project that would improve the Jauriet public parking lot and parts of Marion, Hug and Main Streets. It would include a realignment of Marion
As the work began, however, several issues were found including water, sewer, and electrical ducts.
The Finance Committee is still working on the details of the new funding.