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.
Ask the average Minnesota Vikings fan about the team’s potentially historic run toward Super Bowl LII and there’s no question: They would love the team to be the first ever to host the NFL’s championship game in its home stadium on Feb. 4.
The RJ’s Ed Graney and Rick Velotta discuss the latest developments on the approvals and construction of the Las Vegas Stadium.
No deal-killing issues emerged Thursday when the Nevada Board of Regents picked through UNLV’s Joint-Use Agreement with the Oakland Raiders for use of the planned 65,000-seat domed Las Vegas football stadium.
The agreement outlines improvements to infrastructure and public safety at and around the stadium, all of which the Raiders have agreed to fund.
One of the NFL’s fiercest rivalries literally took on new depth Thursday when a man buried a Kansas City Chiefs flag near what is expected to be the 50-yard line of the new Raiders stadium going up on the Strip.
UNLV will have access to Las Vegas Raiders stadium parking lots, on and offsite, and collect parking fee revenue from themduring UNLV events.
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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed off on plans to move a flood-control culvert so construction can begin in earnest at the future home of the Las Vegas Raiders.
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.