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Fireworks to precede arena plans at city meeting
Feb 04, 2013 8:25 pm
With the Lebanon City Council on the brink of receiving updated plans to present a resolution to the state legislature to allow an arena to be built and managed by largely government-managed board, Wilson County’s legislative delegation isn’t too fond of the plan as they understand it.
Mayor Philip Craighead said last week he plans to recommend the council approve a resolution Tuesday that would create a series of proposed law changes to allow the Cumberland Center arena be built and overseen by a board of directors made up largely of city and county government officials or their appointments.
To get to the state legislature, the resolution must garner 2/3-approval from both the council and Wilson County Commission.
On Monday, the three members of Wilson County’s legislative delegation each expressed concerns about the proposed plan.
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