Birmingham City Council to vote on ballpark funding again

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Another vote will be made by the Birmingham City Council to fund a proposed baseball stadium. A lodging tax increase has been put into place to pay for a proposed hotel and entertainment district at the BJCC.

Approval of the baseball stadium did not clear last week because it failed to get a unanimous vote. Council President Roderick Royal was that no vote, citing too many unanswered questions about the downtown ballpark proposal.

The vote today only needs a simple majority.

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