OVERTOWN (CBSMiami) — Plans for an Overtown soccer stadium will be discussed during the project’s first public meeting Thursday, as first reported by CBS News partner The Miami Herald.READ MORE: Research Shows Significant Disparities For Black Women In Breast Cancer Detection & Treatment
The 5:30 p.m. town hall will be held at the YWCA at 351 N.W. 5th Street, just a few blocks from the proposed stadium site on N.W. 8th Street and 6th Avenue.READ MORE: 'They Don't Know The Truth': Ex-School Resource Officer Scot Peterson Defends Actions During Parkland School Shooting
The plan for the new site was announced earlier this month after several failed attempts to procure land deals around the Miami area, including downtown, PortMiami and next to Marlins Park.MORE NEWS: Miami Judge Sends Former President Donald Trump's Suit Against Twitter To California
After challenges in dealing with both the city of Miami and Miami-Dade County, and an attempt to partner with the school system in a land deal, the latest proposal calls for the Beckham group to own the real estate outright, subject to pay property taxes.