Wilmington City Council voted unanimously last night to put the $37 million bond referendum for the proposed baseball stadium on this November’s ballot. As WHQR’s Andrew Jarachovic reports, two-dozen citizens made impassioned statements both for and against the new ballpark.
Wilmington City Council intends to move forward with a $37 million bond referendum to build a baseball stadium.
WHQR’s Andrew Jarachovic reports that the campaign to gain voter approval promises to be a hard-fought battle.
Some citizens have voiced strong disapproval of using taxpayer money to subsidize a recreational venture. Even well-known sports economists, like Professor Allen Sanderson from the University of Chicago, argue that sports stadiums, if looked at purely as an investment, are not a wise move.