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El Paso Council Derails Bid to Block City Hall Demolition

DEC 10, 2012 4:52pm ET

El Paso City Council last week narrowly defeated, by 5-3, a plan to include on the May 2013 municipal election ballot a proposal to stop the demolition of El Paso City Hall to make way for a bond-financed minor league baseball stadium.

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Another city being blackmailed by pro sports promoters. Funding a pro sports arena is prima facie evidence of bad management. See also the article on Glendale, AZ, in today's BB.
Charles Sandmel,
Past Chair,
Municipal Analysts Group of NY
Posted by csandmel | Tuesday, December 11 2012 at 9:51AM ET
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