LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville's Metro Council will soon vote whether to approve a deal to fund the purchase of 40 acres in Butchertown for a soccer stadium district that would serve as the new home of our local professional team, Louisville City FC.
It won't be cheap, but this is a project that makes good sense no matter how you look at it. In return for issuing 30 million dollars in bonds for land acquisition, over the next 20 years the city will receive:
For nearly three seasons now, Louisville City has provided area fans with an exciting pro soccer team that's enjoyed great success both on the field and off. But this is the move that's necessary to take that success to the next level - for the city as well as the team.
Here's hoping the Metro Council sees this as the win-win opportunity it really is.
I'm Bill Lamb and that's my Point of View.
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