SAN FRANCISCO — The Santa Clara, Calif., City Council this week gave the go-ahead for continued negotiations that could lead to a new stadium — with a significant bond-financing component — for the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers.

The formal action taken by the council Tuesday, by a 6-to-1 vote, was to accept the results of a feasibility study prepared by the city and its consultants, which determined that construction of a stadium is indeed feasible.

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