Board Bill Number 74 | Session 2020-2021

Major League Soccer

Summary

Overall Purpose/Reasons for the Board Bill This Board Bill approves amendments to the Soccer Stadium Redevelopment Plan and the Master Redevelopment Agreement relating to the development of the MLS soccer stadium. The amendments authorize eminent domain proceedings to acquire a parking lot that must be removed. What the Board Bill Will Do Property acquisition for the soccer stadium is nearly complete. TKFC LC (the "Redeveloper") has acquired all of the property necessary for the construction of the stadium and related team facilities except for aforementioned parking lot. The Redeveloper has pursued acquisition of the parking lot by private negotiation for several months, including offers to identify and provide nearby replacement parking. The Main Components of the Board Bill Attached to the Board Bill are the amendments to the Soccer Stadium Redevelopment Plan and the Master Redevelopment Agreement. The Impact of the Board Bill to the Community The Board Bill is in furtherance of the Redeveloper's investment of more than $500 million in the City to attract an expansion Major League Soccer franchise and construct a professional soccer stadium and related team facilities.

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Overview

Session: 2020-2021

Sponsor: Christine Ingrassia

Ordinance: 71213 effective 08/24/2020

Committee: Housing, Urban Development and Zoning

Legislative History

Legislative activities for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 06/19/2020

    First Reading

  • 06/26/2020

    Second Reading

  • 06/29/2020

    Perfection

  • 07/14/2020

    Third Reading

07/14/2020 Final Passage Vote Results

Aye Votes
27
Nay Votes
1
Vote Totals

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Ordinance

Ordinance Number: 71213

Effective Date: 08/24/2020

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