The Miami Dolphins had plenty to celebrate Thursday night between new uniforms and the acquisition of the number three overall pick in the draft. And now the planned renovations of Sun Life Stadium are back before a Senate committee.
Miami-Dade residents who want to cast their ballots on a special referendum on using tax dollars to fund renovations for Sun Life Stadium but who are not registered to vote have until Monday to do so.
The Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.
Miami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.
Marlins Park may go down in Miami-Dade County history as one of the biggest fleecing of taxpayers ever. But if you ask most Miami-Dade Commissioners about the proposal to modernize Sun Life Stadium and they’ll tell you this is not history repeating itself.
The Miami-Dade Commission approved a resolution Wednesday that urges the Florida Legislature to give it the power to enact more taxes to help pay for major renovations to Sun Life Stadium.