Christian Louboutin Black Sexy 100 Pumps Peep Toe Pumps 100 a997bf

Christian Louboutin Black Sexy 100 Pumps Peep Toe Pumps 100 a997bf
Skip to content

Christian Louboutin Black Sexy 100 Pumps Peep Toe Pumps 100 a997bf

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)
Nike Platinum & Royal Purple Rare Dunk Hi Skinny (Jordans Lebron Yeezy) Sneakers,

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.Ann Demeulemeester Ivory Black Fabulous New Mules/Slides,

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.Metallic Silver Block Heel Pointed Toe Mules/Slides,

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.

Tory Burch Navy Bea 45mm Vintage Mestico Pumps,

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.

Black Oscar De La Renta Pumps,
Furla Blue/Grey & Open Toe Jelly Pumps,

Tory Burch Black Maddie Patent Leather Logo High Pumps,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.New Balance 520 Suede Sneakers Sneakers,

Sacha London Black with Cream Pointy Mules/Slides,

Valentino White Rockstud Leather Block Heel Sandal Mules/Slides,“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.

Joan & David Italian Leather Pumps,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.Vince Camuto Antique Bronze Kain Point Toe Pumps,

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.Prada Beige Two Tone Leather Classic 35.5/5/5 Sy Pumps,

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.The Original Car Shoe Beige Prada Womens Suede Tie Square C765 Pumps,

adidas White/Green Stan Smith Sneakers New Sneakers,

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

Prada Multi Color Fabric/Leather 39.5 Mules/Slides,

But at least two council members, Jeanne Kohl-Welles and Pete von Reichbauer, appeared supportive of the plan and sympathetic to the Mariners.Miu Miu Brown Buffalo Ribbon Natural Mules/Slides,

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

Description

Christian Louboutin Black Leather Sexy 100 Heels
EU 39.5
Heel height 4"
Peep toe
Box and dust bag included
*Please note that EU sizing may run small*

“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.St. John Pink and Black Pumps,

Marc Jacobs Black with White Trim Leather Stiletto Pumps,

“Saint Laurent Brown Tribtoo Hidden Platform Pumps,This is still a financial challenge for everyone across the board,” he said.

BCBGMAXAZRIA Black Chinois Snake Suede Ma-freeda Pumps,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.Christian Louboutin Cappuccino Decollete 554 100 Metal Patent 36/5.5 Pumps,

J.Crew Fresh Peony Suede Double Ankle-strap Sandals 11m Pumps,Prada Black Bow Leather Loafer Pumps,Manolo Blahnik Multicolor Printed Stripe Kid Bb105 Pumps,Nicholas Kirkwood Black and Silver Satin Leather Round Toe High Heels Pumps,Christian Louboutin White Decol Spa 100 Blue Stripe Point Heel PumpsEd Hardy Black/Multi Mens with Tiger Design Sneakers Style 18flr404m Lowrise SneakersGiuseppe Zanotti Black and White Mules/Slides,Salvatore Ferragamo Black Signature Gancini Low Heel Gancio Hardware PumpsPrada Black Suede D'osay Kitten Heels Pumps,ALBERTO GUARDIANI Black Dressy Casual Chic PumpsAlexandre Birman Burgundy Suede W/ Python Detail Pumps,Stuart Weitzman Nude Nudistsong Ankle Strap Sandal Pumps,adidas Mens Forum Mid City Light Sneakers,Crocs Black Bistro Slip Resistant Mules/Slides,Valentino Pink Garavani Patent Leather PumpsSalvatore Ferragamo Ivory and Light Beige Reptile Pattern with Gold Plate Bow Stylish Vara PumpsEnzo Angiolini Beige Leather M Pumps,Dolce&Gabbana Patent Light Pink Sexy Pumps,Jimmy Choo Nude Emotion Suede/Mesh D'orsay Pumps,Anthropologie Bronze Reena Kmb Jorinda Espadrille Sneakers Sneakers,Dansko Black Textured Pro Xp Leather Moray Mules/Slides,C Label Dark Teal Wedged Mules/Slides,Manolo Blahnik Blac 38.5 (8-8.5) Patent Leather Low PumpsIvanka Trump Pink Emalyn Ankle Strap Dress Sandals Medium Patent U Pumps,L.A.M.B. Black and Teal "Bee" Pumps,Brunello Cucinelli Brown Womens Ankle T-strap Leather Sandals Pumps,Nike Ws Air Force 1 Light Hi Decons Sneakers,Salvatore Ferragamo Black Leather Bow Buckle Loafers 8.5) Mules/SlidesRachel Comey Brown Kai Slingback Mules/SlidesPrada Multicolor Logo Buckle Kitten Heels Pumps

Mike Rosenberg: 206-464-2266 or mrosenberg@seattletimes.com; on Twitter: @ByRosenberg.
View Comments
Nike Navy Wild Trail Running Sneakers Blue Orange Sneakers, 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.

Steve Madden Black Gabby 5 Inch Chunky Heal Mules/Slides,