One Step Closer to a New Arena

August 29, 2007 at 1:40pm By: Mr. Wilson Posted in The Lincolnite Blog

The Planning Commission will consider blighting some 400 acres west of the Haymarket today. Actually, they will just make a recommendation; the City Council will have to make it official. A blight designation will allow tax increment financing (TIF) to kick in, which will likely be very important for building a new convention center and arena.

Note that, unlike the Antelope Valley Project, this project will almost certainly require a public vote at some point.

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foxspit August 29, 2007 at 3:28pm

Looks like all of these plans would greatly change the nature and function of M and N streets to flow traffic into and out of the area.

beerorkid August 29, 2007 at 7:47pm

I am so on the edge of where I figure the area would be.

Nothing like sitting on the porch looking over vast stretches of blight, sippin an American light lager.

beerorkid August 31, 2007 at 12:23am

Blight goes to G street, I live on F.  Anyone wanna come gaze at the blightitude?

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