Ladies Brand Lucky Brand Ladies Gray Boots/Booties Fashion pattern 657317

Ladies Brand Lucky Brand Ladies Gray Boots/Booties Fashion pattern 657317
Skip to content

Ladies Brand Lucky Brand Ladies Gray Boots/Booties Fashion pattern 657317

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)
womens Ecote Beige Suede Boots/Booties The first set of comprehensive specifications for customers,

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.WOMENS Chloé Green Boots/Booties Excellent,

Share story

Mike Rosenberg
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.WOMEN Zara Leather Ballerina Flats a great variety,

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.

Ladies Bally Brown Leather Classics Flats To adopt,

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.

WOMEN Ralph Lauren Brown Suede Boots/Booties uppers,
WOMEN Sam Edelman Black Leather Boots/Booties Let our goods go out into the world,

woman SCHUTZ Black Suede Tamarah Boots/Booties brand,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 Nine West Tan Myrtle Boots/Booties The highest quality material,

woman Stuart Weitzman Navy Boots/Booties Excellent,

WOMEN Frye Jillian Oxford Flats Long-term reputation,“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.

MISS Valentino Multi Color Flats Crazy Price, Birmingham,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.WOMENS Derek Lam Brown Mila Boots/Booties Stylish,

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.ladies Tory Burch Black Tall Boots/Booties Elegant and robust menu,

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.MISS Stuart Weitzman Black Glove Boots/Booties Highly praised and appreciated by the audience of consumers,

womens Juicy Couture White Snow Boots/Booties in short supply,

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

lady Hunter Burgundy / Raspberry Boots/Booties Characteristic,

But at least two council members, Jeanne Kohl-Welles and Pete von Reichbauer, appeared supportive of the plan and sympathetic to the Mariners.women Bruno Magli Black Leather Boots/Booties Different styles,

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


A Western-inspired bootie in lightly distressed leather or oiled suede gets a lift from a chunky, stacked heel for a look that's right on trend.
3 1/4" heel
3" boot shaft.
Side zip closure.
Leather or suede upper/synthetic lining and sole.
By Lucky Brand Dungarees

“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.ladies Ralph Lauren Black Francis Flats Crazy Price, Birmingham,

Women's Brown Sandals Modern and stylish fashion,

“WOMEN J.Crew Brown Suede Boots/Booties Guarantee quality and quantity,This is still a financial challenge for everyone across the board,” he said.

Women's Ivy Kirzhner Black Boots/Booties Stylish and funny,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.lady Stuart Weitzman Slate Lander Boots/Booties King of the quantity,

LADY Jimmy Choo Blue Flats Strong heat and heat resistance,WOMENS Sperry Pink Plaid Boat Flats ExcellentMISS Bally Brown Foula Riding Boots/Booties Reliable quality,women Aquatalia Black Spunky 2 Boots/Booties Easy to handle,WOMEN Dr. Martens Black Airwair Boots/Booties Aesthetic appearancewoman Diba Tan Leather Boots/Booties We have received praise from our customers.,Ladies Gentle Souls Blue Boots/Booties Germany,Women's Tod's Dark Red Flats settlement Pricewoman Dior Black White Pony Flats Comfortable touch,WOMENS Prada Brown Suede Ankle Boots/Booties At a lower priceladies Free People Tan/Black Tritone Boots/Booties product quality,Women's Zara Black Velvet Ankle Boots/Booties Many styles,WOMENS Miu Miu White/Black Boots/Booties Charming design,WOMEN Vivienne Westwood Burgundy Anglomania Boots/Booties New designwomen Cape Robbin Black Boots/Booties Comfortable touch,Women's Mark Nason Beige Men’s Flats luxury,womens Pink Metallic Flat Sandals New varieties are introducedWomen's Jeffrey Campbell Brown Slouch Boots Beautiful artWomen's Vince Black Frances Boots/Booties Superior quality,women Frye Grey Melissa Button Boots/Booties Pleasant appearance,WOMEN ZiGi girl Tan Z-jo Boots/Booties Comfort,LADY Matisse Khaki Bosworth Ankle Boots/Booties High quality and low effort,MISS Lanvin Blue Ballet Flats Attractive and durable,WOMENS Via Spiga Black Dobson Flats Unique,WOMEN Steve Madden Brown Twiylte Boots/Booties First in his class,woman Aquatalia Black Pantaleon Boots/Booties uppers,women Matisse Black Indie Boots/Booties impeccable,woman Steve Madden Camel Microsuede Boots/Booties Bright colors,woman ALDO Blue Contessina Ankle Boots/Booties For saleladies Tory Burch Glittery Flats Very good color,

Mike Rosenberg: 206-464-2266 or; on Twitter: @ByRosenberg.
View Comments
womens Burberry Beige Nova Check Boots/Booties Beautiful design, 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.

ladies Merrell Olive Brown J01884 Boots/Booties special discount price,