The last three years have been Clark County’s best when it comes to visitation levels. The coming Las Vegas Stadium should make future numbers even better, according to a new Moody’s Investor Service report.
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 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.
The House had sought to eliminate the tax exemption for bonds used to build professional sports stadiums, but the provision was removed during the GOP leadership’s conference negotiations.
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 Federal Aviation Administration on Friday shortened by three weeks a public comment period for a study that will determine whether the Raiders’ proposed 225-foot-tall stadium would impact jetliner traffic at McCarran International Airport.
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.
Providing adequate transportation infrastructure for Las Vegas’ impending NFL stadium was a chief concern for members of local town advisory boards who convened Wednesday night.