Nocona City Councilors approved Level 5 Design Group as the architect firm for the Justin Building renovations during their Tuesday night meeting.
City Secretary Revell Hardison said officials have signed a contract with the firm and a building committee meeting is scheduled for June 23 to begin looking at the project.
Nocona will receive a $500,000 Community Development Block grant to restore the downtown Justin Building at 100 Clay St. The Nocona Economic Development Corporation leveraged $25,000 for the project, while the City of Nocona leveraged another $25,000. The complete funding for the project will total $550,000.
Read the full Nocona City Council story in the weekend News.