It’s a $300 million project that includes a new stadium and a new Legacy Arena for the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.
He’s a new Birmingham City Council member with a district that covers both Legion Field and the BJCC. Find out what Darrell O’Quinn has to say about the new stadium.
Yesterday the Birmingham City Council met for seven hours, listening to citizens as they voiced their opinions for and against the city pitching in to pay for building a new open-air stadium.
With the passing of a car-rental tax to help fund a new $174 million stadium in Birmingham, the state nudges another piece of the financial puzzle into place.
On Wednesday the Jefferson County House delegation approved a 3% car rental and short-term lease tax to secure funding for a new stadium and upgrades to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. While some see this as a victory, others do not.
Looks like we’re going with: You have to spend money to make money.
The city wants to play ball, ya’ll.
Jefferson county is all set to spend $30 million for a proposed $174 million stadium on property owned by the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center. Will this move spur other entities to commit funds?