LADY Christian Louboutin Hot Reliable Pink Boots/Booties Reliable Hot quality f21615

LADY Christian Louboutin Hot Reliable Pink Boots/Booties Reliable Hot quality f21615
Skip to content

LADY Christian Louboutin Hot Reliable Pink Boots/Booties Reliable Hot quality f21615

Mariners opening day ceremonies in April 2017 at Safeco Field. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Mariners opening day ceremonies in April 2017 at Safeco Field. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Women's Sam Edelman Black Madge Boots/Booties Every article described is available,

The Mariners and the Public Facilities District agreed in May on terms for a 25-year extension to the team’s lease at the stadium. But the deal is contingent on the county council a proposal to send $180 million in hotel-motel tax revenue toward capital projects at Safeco.WOMEN Burberry Red Snakeskin Ballerinas Flats Sufficient supply,

Share story

Mike Rosenberg
By
Seattle Times real estate reporter

A divided King County Council on Monday questioned the Mariners over a plan to give $180 million in public funds toward fixes at Safeco Field, kicking off a debate over whether the money could instead be used on housing.womens Giuseppe Zanotti Yellow Sandals Reliable quality,

The Mariners and the Public Facilities District that oversees the ballpark had agreed in May on terms for a potential 25-year extension to the team’s lease at the stadium, which expires at the end of this year. But the deal is contingent on the county council approving Executive Dow Constantine’s proposal to send $180 million in hotel and motel tax revenue toward capital projects at Safeco.

lady BCBGMAXAZRIA Walnut Brown Adeline Boots/Booties Cheap order,

The council had its first opportunity to publicly vet the plan Monday ahead of a committee vote that could happen as soon as Aug. 29 — and a full council vote in September.

ladies ALAÏA Black Knee High Boots/Booties Excellent value,
womens Kork-Ease Gray Lena Boots/Booties King of the quantity,

woman Wild Diva Black/Red Boots/Booties Clever and practical,The council framed the issue largely as a choice between giving the money toward the stadium or using it to build affordable housing. Under state law, 75 percent of the lodging tax revenues in question will go toward housing and the arts — split evenly between the two categories — and the remaining 25 percent can go toward promoting tourism, such as the Mariners’ ballpark, or something else such as housing.

Most Read Sports Stories

Unlimited Digital Access. $1 for 4 weeks.

he meeting featured an hour and a half of comments from an overflow crowd that exceeded 50 people, mostly housing advocates and others opposing the stadium financing plan. They carried signs reading “homes over home runs.”

But the most heated part of the meeting came when council member Dave Upthegrove, who is leading the charge against the stadium financing, got a chance to question Mariners executive Fred Rivera.

Upthegrove noted the value of the Mariners, now estimated at $1.45 billion by Forbes, has grown by $1 billion in the past seven years.Ladies Steve Madden Gray Multi Boots/Booties Really,

Women's Tory Burch Cream Caroline Flats Online shop,

LADY L.A.M.B. Brown Not Available Sandals superior,“Given that, why couldn’t (the Mariners) fund these upgrades rather than drain public resources?” Upthegrove said to uproarious applause from the crowd, some of whom noted the team’s majority owner, John Stanton, has a net worth valued over $1 billion.

LADY Rachel Comey Brown Ankle Boots/Booties Elegant and solemn,Rivera, the team’s legal counsel and an executive vice president, pushed back, noting that the Mariners were eyeing over $800 million in stadium fixes and upgrades over the 25-year lease and that the team would be paying for the vast majority of it. He said the stadium is a publicly owned facility and added that the Public Facilities District, with board members appointed by the county and state, had agreed to the public-funding request.ladies Chie Mihara Black Suede Boots/Booties a good reputation in the world,

He also pointed to the team’s positive impact on the local economy and tax base. And he implied the club’s revenues could take a hit in future years as part of the general concern in baseball that fewer fans are attending games.Women's Versace Grey Tones Leather Boots/Booties Excellent,

The Mariners say the $180 million in public funding would go toward necessary fixes to the stadium’s roof, electrical system and other nuts and bolts of the park. The team also plans to fund some $180 million worth of upgrades, including new clubs, concessions and kids areas.womens Kensie Taupe "Masola" Boots/Booties a wide range of products,

WOMENS Green Multi Paris Boots/Booties special offer,

Councilman Rob Dembowski also seemed skeptical of the Mariners funding plan and asked pointed questions at the meeting.

Women's Frye Brown 3471146-cog Flats Really,

But at least two council members, Jeanne Kohl-Welles and Pete von Reichbauer, appeared supportive of the plan and sympathetic to the Mariners.womens Salvatore Ferragamo Brown Suede Flats Year-end sales,

Kohl-Welles noted the need for more housing but also lauded the stadium as an important asset to fund.

Description

Lassagi 140 Patent Calf | comes with original packaging + dust bag. Great condition

“For me it doesn’t have to be an either/or, mutually exclusive situation (to fund Safeco vs. housing),” she said.

Von Reichbauer noted that local officials had to battle to make sure the Mariners didn’t move away before Safeco Field was built and added that he didn’t want another “nose-to-nose battle.” He said he wanted to “publicly thank the Seattle Mariners for providing” what he said was one of the the last family friendly destinations in the region and brought up the MLB attendance decline multiple times.WOMEN BP. Clothing Brown Leather Boots/Booties Call first,

lady Via Spiga Black B2366i.2 Boots/Booties in short supply,

“MISS Amuse Society Black Boots/Booties Perfect workmanship,This is still a financial challenge for everyone across the board,” he said.

women Hunter Tan/Beige Waterproof Boots/Booties Professional design,Council President Joe McDermott, along with von Reichbauer and Kohl-Welles, had previously co-sponsored the general resolution on spending the lodging tax funds — the plan that includes the ballpark funding. Other council members in attendance asked mostly neutral questions at Monday’s meeting.

The Mariners have said if the county rejects the funding, it would sign a short-term lease to stay at Safeco for up to five years, then go back to the drawing board to negotiate a long-term lease.

The $517 million ballpark, which opened in 1999, was funded largely by taxpayers.Ladies Anne Michelle Blue Oscar-13b Boots/Booties Reliable reputation,

Ladies Hogan Brown Fur Lined Boots/Booties Cheap,womens Frye Black New Taylor Boots/Booties special offer,woman Bandolino Black Chieri-over-the -knee Boots/Booties Cheap order,lady Jacobies Taupe Pisa~ 11 Boots/Booties Superior quality,women Aerosoles Lavender Boots/Booties Charming design,womens Privileged Black Thirsty Boots/Booties Exquisite workmanship,MISS Christian Louboutin Nude Anjalina Flats The first set of comprehensive specifications for customerswomen Rebecca Minkoff Sandy Sandals Rich on-time deliveryLadies Crocs Brown Rainfloe Boots/Booties Elegant shape,LADY Balenciaga Black Waiyo Boots/Booties Cheapest,MISS Moncler Ivory Snow Boots/Booties durable,WOMEN Everlane Burgundy The Chelsea Boots/Booties packaging diversity,Ladies Prada Silver Block Heel Boots/Booties Louis, in detail,ladies Alberto Fermani Blush 42859 Flats Win highly appreciated,Ladies Antelope Brushed Gold 114 Sandals Elegant shape,woman Tory Burch Brown * Boots/Booties Professional designMISS Christian Louboutin Black Napaleona Boots/Booties Strong heat and heat resistance,MISS Madewell Grey The Otis Boots/Booties Modernwomens JOE'S Jeans Tan Cliff Boots/Booties Primary quality,WOMEN Free People Orange Spectrum Boots/Booties High-quality materials,womens Prada Brown 1484 Flats Known for its good qualitylady BCBGMAXAZRIA Black Bcbg Flats Used in durability,Women's Tory Burch Coconut/Brown 22148398 Boots/Booties Ideal gift for all occasions,Ladies Dior Black Christian Boots/Booties High-quality materials,ladies Free People Blue/Gray Ankle Boots/Booties Reliable reputation,WOMEN Prada Taupe Suede Boots/Booties Pleasant appearancewomens Lucky Brand Blue Lp-betsee Boots/Booties Elegant style,womens Via Spiga Black Leather Flats Different styles and styles,WOMEN Zara Plat Form Flats Beautiful art,lady Tom Ford Brown Boots/Booties Great classification,

Mike Rosenberg: 206-464-2266 or mrosenberg@seattletimes.com; on Twitter: @ByRosenberg.
View Comments
ladies Fuscia Fur Slip Ons Flats Win the praise of customers, No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.
Powered by Livefyre

The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.

WOMENS Hermès Black Kelly Flats Crazy Price, Birmingham,