ladies Textile/Rubber Børn Brown/Multi Textile/Rubber ladies Mule/Clog Mules/Slides Pleasant appearance 12d588

ladies Textile/Rubber Børn Brown/Multi Textile/Rubber ladies Mule/Clog Mules/Slides Pleasant appearance 12d588
Skip to content

ladies Textile/Rubber Børn Brown/Multi Textile/Rubber ladies Mule/Clog Mules/Slides Pleasant appearance 12d588

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 Cole Haan Black Pumps Strong heat and wear resistance,

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.lady Stephane Kelian Brown Suede Pumps A balance between toughness and hardness,

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.women Manolo Blahnik Black Pumps Every article described is available,

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 Jimmy Choo Black Bea Pumps diversity,

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.

lady Jimmy Choo Gold 247collar Pumps Ideal gift for all occasions,
Women's Sam Edelman Nude Dayna Pumps New style,

woman White Mountain Brown Suede Mules/Slides newcomer,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.lady C Label Dark Teal Mules/Slides Quality first,

women Prada Navy/ Gold Pumps Orders are welcome,

Women's Via Spiga Black Valley Pumps newcomer,“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.

WOMENS L.K. Bennett Nude Nappa Pumps High-quality materials,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.woman Forever 21 Camel Pumps Primary quality,

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.womens Salvatore Ferragamo Fatigue Green Pumps Moderate costs,

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.LADY Dansko Green Suede Leather Mules/Slides brand,

Women's Manolo Blahnik Tan Leather Mules/Slides Complete specification area,

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

WOMENS BeautiFeel Black Mary Janes Pumps Charming design,

But at least two council members, Jeanne Kohl-Welles and Pete von Reichbauer, appeared supportive of the plan and sympathetic to the Mariners.LADY Tory Burch Gold Tip Pumps Attractive fashion,

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

Description

Very comfy, boho look Born mules. European size 39, so 8.5-9 (looks about right). Upper, insole and sole in almost perfect shape; only real sign of wear is seen on left side of interior of left shoe (see description). Very sturdy, well made, super comfy shoe!

“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 Emilio Pucci Multi-color Pumps special discount price,

MISS Mules/Slides At an affordable price,

“lady Balenciaga Black Leather Pumps Complete specification area,This is still a financial challenge for everyone across the board,” he said.

Ladies Giorgio Armani Light Brown Pumps 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.WOMEN Acne Studios Black Lark Mules/Slides Low price,

LADY Saint Laurent Navy Tribute Pumps Elegant and robust packagingWomen's Manolo Blahnik Black Chaos Pumps Strong value,Ladies Christian Louboutin Fuchsia 19357498 Pumps AffordableLadies Paul Green Brown Suede Pumps Moderate costs,womens MBT Grey Sport 04 Sneakers Elegant,womens Prada Black Mules/Slides Customer first,MISS Salvatore Ferragamo Brown Pumps Reallywomens Dior Black Pumps new entry,ladies Dolce&Gabbana Black Satin Embellished Pumps First in his classwoman Tomate Babydoll Pumps Newwoman Christian Louboutin Black Spiked Pumps Stylish,ladies adidas Orange and Blue Sneakers First group of customers,women Dansko Black Mules/Slides Exquisite workmanship,ladies Stuart Weitzman Gold/Bronze 7w81136 Pumps packaging diversity,womens Sam Edelman Nude Pumps Exquisite workmanship,womens Zara Blac Pumps Moderate priceMISS Tory Burch Black Strappy Pumps Consumers first,lady Prada Black/Purple/Anthricite Calzature Donna Pumps New product,LADY Dolce&Gabbana Gold 71201397 Pumps Optimal price,womens L.L.Bean Navy Blue Suede Mules/Slides tender,Ladies Dansko Browns Mules/Slides Win highly appreciatedLADY Pierre Hardy Black/White Slingback Pumps Win the praise of customers,Ladies Boutique 9 Dark Silver Pumps Modern,lady Jimmy Choo Blue Lottie Pumps settlement Price,women Steve Madden Pink Floral Pumps New products in 2235LADY Rebecca Minkoff Silver Kalen Pumps newcomer,Ladies J/Slides Navy Platform Sneakers Sneakers Sufficient supply,MISS Nine West Black Miraculous Mules/Slides First quality,women Bruno Magli Cream Pumps Great classificationwomen Ted Baker Pink Pumps quality products,

Mike Rosenberg: 206-464-2266 or mrosenberg@seattletimes.com; on Twitter: @ByRosenberg.
View Comments
MISS Christian Louboutin Black D'orsay Pumps Full specification, 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.

LADY Vince Camuto Black Vc-davel Pumps Different styles and styles,