St. Paul Port Authority to Address Soccer Stadium Redevelopment Site Concerns

The site of the new soccer stadium in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul Photo: KSTP/Jay Kolls
The site of the new soccer stadium in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul

July 25, 2017 07:18 AM

During a Tuesday afternoon meeting, the St. Paul Port Authority could address issues surrounding the redevelopment site near the new soccer stadium.

KSTP has previously reported complicated lease and mortgage agreements with existing businesses and strip mall owners are stalling the groundbreaking for the redevelopment project.

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The port authority is also expected to talk about the costs and funding of site cleanup.

RELATED: St. Paul Soccer Stadium Cleanup Will Cost Taxpayers More Than Expected

Last week, the city voted to redirect $900,000 from some tax increment financing districts to help cover the city's $1.2 million portion of cleanup costs.

The total cost of cleanup could be as high as $7 million.

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