Regardless, the buzz about the plan is expected to swell from both soccer supporters and opponents of the proposal this week. All would be privately funded under the terms of a year lease, which could be extended to 99 years.
He and other opponents have pointed to the First Tee program youth program, which teaches kids how to golf, as an important community service that should remain at Melreese. Because of this, City Attorney Victoria Mendez said the city could not produce the renderings.
As of Thursday, two commissioners had publicly stated they would vote no: The Beckham group is polling residents to measure public sentiment, sources told the Miami Herald. Order Reprint of this Story July 03, In November, Miami voters could agree to let the city lease more than half of its only city-owned golf course to David Beckham and his partners to build a privately owned soccer complex with a 28,seat stadium, one million square feet of tech-related office space and to hotel rooms.
Beckham and his partners, which include local business giants Jorge and Jose Mas, want to turn Melreese golf course into a acre soccer, commercial and hotel complex and a acre park.
That lease would require the approve of four of the five commissioners. The 5 acres of adjacent baseball fields and Grapeland Water Park would remain as is. No one covers what is happening in our community better than we do. The language of the proposed referendum that commissioners will take up next week reads: Even though elected officials will not cast a final vote on the project — proponents of the stadium are emphasizing that the matter should be settled by the voters in November — commissioners are still expected to vet a preliminary proposal before it reaches a ballot question.
But with nine days before the high-profile vote, architectural renderings are being kept secret by the Mas brothers, even as they met with Miami commissioners in recent days.
For example, the ballot language states there will be hotel rooms. The public will also be allowed to comment on the matter. Commissioners will vote on two resolutions related to this: Among the previously undisclosed details: New aspects of the proposal emerged this week when the city published the agenda for the July 12 meeting.
Order Reprint of this Story July 12, The Melreese proposal, already creating controversy among supportive soccer fans and opposition who believe Melreese should remain a golf course, further confirms that the Beckham group is no longer considering land it owns in Overtown for a stadium.
Because the amendment is already written and ready to be considered Thursday, commissioners could vote on both items back-to-back. No one covers what is happening in our community better than we do.
The near-quixotic, multi-year quest to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Miami will take a new turn July 12, when commissioners will consider sending a question to voters: According to public statements made by Mas this week, some portions of the language above could change when commissioners discuss it.
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Wolf's Indoor Soccer is an indoor soccer facility offering /5(40). David Beckham and his business partners' latest plan to transform Miami's Melreese Country Club into a Major League Soccer stadium complex is dividing city officials.
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In David Beckham's quest to build a stadium for a Major League Soccer team in Miami, he will on July 12 face a crucial vote at the Miami City Commission. Elected officials will consider asking.
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