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 Nevada Board of Regents in early January will get its first look at a proposed UNLV Joint-Use Agreement for the 65,000-seat domed football stadium being built by the Oakland Raiders after the university and the team resolved every major issue in negotiations that wrapped up last week.
The home stretch for completing a stadium development agreement with a firm price begins Thursday with the December Las Vegas Stadium Authority board meeting.
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.
A member of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority says the Oakland Raiders have settled on a date for the groundbreaking of its planned 65,000-seat domed football stadium.
The Raiders owner arranged to fly in about 30 firefighters, police officers and dispatchers from Las Vegas for Sunday’s Raiders-Los Angeles Chargers game at the Oakland Coliseum.
From their current hometown, the Raiders honored their future one.
The Raiders expressed and provided support Monday for those affected by Sunday night’s massacre across from Mandalay Bay.
The Oakland Raiders may be negotiating to play at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum through 2020, but that doesn’t worry Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak.
Work at the site hasn’t even begun, and the NFL stadium in Las Vegas already faces its first possible construction delay.