Discussion on a potential new hotel in downtown Mankato will be held tonight. A proposal by Downtown Mankato Properties LLC to construct a 117 room Marriott Springhill Suites Hotel along the Cherry Street Frontage will be discussed by the Mankato Economic Development Authority at its meeting tonight. The item will be a preliminary review of the hotel development proposal and no action will be taken tonight. The meeting will begin at six in the Minnesota River Room of the Intergovernmental Center.