Clark County could pay the Raiders a rebate of almost $460,000 if elected officials approve a proposed ordinance slashing fees that developers pay for expedited building and zoning reviews.
By all accounts, the new Raiders stadium in Las Vegas is well on its way to being completed before the 2020 NFL season.
State bonds will likely cover roughly $200 million in improvements meant to relieve freeway traffic near the 62-acre stadium site for the NFL’s Raiders on Russell Road, just west of Interstate 15.
Oakland Raiders president Marc Badain met Wednesday with Clark County commissioner Steve Sisolak and discussed a likely vote next week on the franchise’s relocation bid to Las Vegas.
Here are 10 key questions and answers about what lies ahead for the project at the center of the Oakland Raiders’ request to relocate to Las Vegas.
State officials have posted the first agenda for what will be known as the Stadium Authority Board and much of the meeting will be dedicated to discussing procedures board members will take as it works to build a new home for the Oakland Raider
A majority of Clark County commissioners voted Tuesday to codify two hotel room tax increases to fund the upgrade of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the construction of a 65,000-seat stadium.
Clark County commissioners will have nearly 100 applications to choose from when they appoint three members to the new stadium authority board Nov. 15.
When Clark County commissioners convene for their Nov. 15 meeting, they’ll have the option of codifying two hotel room tax increases to fund the upgrade of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the construction of a domed stadium in one fell swoop. But if Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani has her way, commissioners will take their time before raising the tax to finance $750 million in bonds for the $1.9 billion stadium project.
Democratic legislative leaders say they plan to reach a community benefits agreement with a yet-to-be-appointed Las Vegas stadium authority board assuring that more than half the construction and operations jobs on the $1.9 billion project go to underprivileged workers.