The Green Bay-Brown County Professional Football Stadium District ­earlier this month announced plans to prepay in February some of the bonds it ­issued for the 2003 renovation of Lambeau Field, putting the district on track to fully retire its bonds later this year.

The district issued $175 million of debt to finance the public’s share of the $300 million upgrade to the home of the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers, who are headed to the Super Bowl on Sunday. A 0.5% voter-approved sales tax in the county repays the debt.

Brown County will continue to collect the sales taxes to pay various operational expenses and to fully fund a special reserve. The district is on schedule to fund those reserves and end the sales tax as soon as 2015.

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