« DeLaSalle High School should be allowed to build a 750-seat football stadium on historic Nicollet Island, a citizens advisory panel has narrowly decided.
The panel appointed by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board approved the plan late Tuesday on a 10-8 vote. But that is far from the last word on a hotly contested proposal for a prime site facing downtown Minneapolis along the Mississippi River.
On Oct. 19, the board’s planning committee will conduct a public hearing that will include a presentation from Bert McKasy, chairman of the advisory panel.
The committee could then move the proposal to the entire board, but a final decision cannot be made until the city completes an environmental assessment of the site. If the assessment drags into next year, an entirely new board could be voting on the proposal. All nine board seats are up for election on Nov. 8. »
Link to full article by Rochelle Olson at Star Tribune web site.