The El Paso City Council last week officially put on the Nov. 6 ballot a plan to issue $468 million of general obligation bonds and to increase the city’s hotel tax by 2% to finance a downtown baseball stadium for an unidentified minor league team.

The two-part GO bond referendum allocates $245 million for parks and zoo projects and $228.3 million for museums, a multi-purpose performing center in downtown, and a new children’s museum.

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