City begins demolition work at convention center hotel site

I guess they’re getting a little itchy at city hall: Demolition work started yesterday on the proposed taxpayer-owned convention center hotel site, according to the DMN. Apparently, the city is using $8 million to prepare the site for hotel construction, assuming that the city can issue the revenue bonds necessary to fund the project. Remember that the May 9 referendum concerning the hotel is coming up, so those on the council who support the project appear to be putting the pedal to the metal to get the project underway, just in case the voters say no.



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