Sports Authority to seek public input on proposed Knoxville stadium next month

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The pace is about to pick up for the City/County Sports Authority Board. In their second meeting Tuesday, the board discussed a few internal needs including retaining an attorney, financial advisor, and liability insurance coverage.

The board voted to proceed with the Baker Donelson firm, subject to final costs. Board chair, Alvin Nance, cited their experience with this type of law and their commitment to diversity. He thinks the decision sets the tone for the board’s overall mission. He hopes it also sends a signal that they expect the same dedication to inclusivity from developers. “We recognize as a sports authority this is an opportunity to be inclusive for the entire community…I think it’s an opportunity to grow our city. But, i think it’s also an opportunity to shape our community and create a new vision,” he added.

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