The money would come from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program.
It’s a part of the first round of funding for 2014.
The grant would allocate $12 million Harbor Place and the construction of a hotel, long term hotel resident and private residences.
Another $12 million will be for construction improvements to Jerry Uht Park and Erie Insurance Arena.
Another $1.5 million will be for Liberty Park and $650,000 would go towards Perry Square.
Council approved the Mayor's resolution for the city to apply for the grants.
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