Building Site, Parking Not a Problem for El Paso Ballpark Project, Special Meeting Today

In case anyone was wondering, the downtown six-acre site chosen for El Paso’s new 7,000-seat Triple-A ballpark is large enough to accommodate the project, according to Populous sports architect David Bower.  Parking also appears to be a non-issue, as an inventory of existing available parking shows 8,392 parking garage spaces and 1,825 metered parking spots to accommodate 30,000 people.  Read more here.

In related news, the city council has scheduled a special meeting for today to discuss relocating city hall and adding to the November ballot a proposed increase in the hotel occupancy tax to help pay for the stadium.  A public hearing on the project is scheduled for Aug. 14.  Read more here.

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