BRADENTON, Fla. — The Atlanta City Council late Monday approved terms of a public financing element supporting the construction of a nearly $1 billion stadium for the National Football League's Atlanta Falcons.

A resolution outlining the terms to provide $200 million of municipal bonds secured by a hotel-motel tax collected in Atlanta was approved 11-to-4 after hearing from about 50 speakers as well as Mayor Kasim Reed.

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