Early Voting Begins Monday On Fins Stadium Bill

CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade residents will get their chance to weigh in on tax dollar funding for renovations to Sun Life Stadium this week.

Early voting begins on Monday.

On the ballot, voters will be asked to approve using 7,500,000 dollars a year, adjusted annually for growth, from additional tourist room taxes to modernize the stadium.

Conditions that also must be met are that the Dolphins’ remaining long-term in county, private funding must be used for a majority of the costs, the stadium owners must pay the county at least 112,000,000 dollars in 30 years, the stadium owners would also be responsible for penalties up to 120,000,000 dollars for not bringing premier football and soccer events to stadium and being awarded a Super Bowl this May.

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Miami First, a political action committee created to support and promote the stadium deal, has been blanketing Miami-Dade County…

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