The Henderson City Council took its first vote on a development agreement for the Raiders headquarters and practice facility. The item was unanimously approved but will need to be voted on again at a later meeting.
A familiar face greeted Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain when he walked off the school bus parked in front of Wooster High School on Thursday.
The Henderson Development Association will host “The Story of the Raiders HQ Relocation — A Win For Henderson,” moderated by Raiders President Marc Badain and Henderson Mayor Debra March from 5 to 7:30 p.m. May 2 at Henderson Commerce Center Commercial Way.
Board members cruised through a lengthy agenda, but had little to show for it in the end, except that everything still appears to be on track for completion of a final stadium development agreement in February.
The City Council will consider a proposed deal set to offer a vacant 55-acre parcel to the National Football League team for $6.05 million, just over half of the appraised value of $12 million.
The Raiders have agreed to meet all of Clark County’s infrastructure requests to mitigate the impact of building a 65,000-seat NFL stadium west of the Strip, county comprehensive planning director Nancy Amundsen said Wednesday.
Rep. Dina Titus has sent a letter to congressional leaders urging a conference committee to add language that would exempt two major Las Vegas projects from a bill that would ban the use of tax-exempt bonds for stadiums used by professional sports teams.
Work at the site hasn’t even begun, and the NFL stadium in Las Vegas already faces its first possible construction delay.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority will get its first look at the details of the financing of the 65,000-seat domed football stadium when it meets Thursday, a day after Clark County officials conduct a high-impact project hearing on the development.
Clark County commissioners are expected to vote next week whether to allow the project to continue. While approval is all but certain, county staff has requested several stipulations be incorporated with the OK.