Post Tagged with: "Rich Riebeling"

Market Turmoil Delays Metro Bond Refinance

by / on August 9, 2011

Turmoil in the financial markets has temporarily put the brakes on a bond refinancing by Metro Government. The city is trying to get a lower interest rate on roughly $100 million in bonds, originally used to pay for construction projects at parks and schools.

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Mayor Expresses Confidence, Prods Top Advisor to Update Financial Disclosure

by / on February 15, 2011

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean says the city’s finance chief is still the right man for the job, even though a report by The Tennessean this week revealed possible undisclosed conflicts of interest.

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Convention Center Easily Passes Council Committees

by / on January 15, 2010

Thursday night Metro Council committees approved borrowing as much as $650 million to build a new downtown convention center.

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Convention Center Authority Approves $650 million Financing

by / on January 7, 2010

The panel appointed to oversee a new downtown convention center voted unanimously Thursday to approve a financing package for the facility.

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Nashville Mayor Backs Away from Publicly Financed Hotel

by / on December 4, 2009

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean backed away from publicly financing a 750-room hotel at Thursday night’s presentation of a new downtown convention center.

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Tourist Tax Revenue Estimates Give Green Light to Music City Center

by / on November 19, 2009

Tourist taxes in place to pay for a new downtown convention center would generate enough money to finance the debt on the $585 million project.

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Building Commission Approves Boundaries for Special Tax Zone

by / on November 12, 2009

With the stroke of a gavel, the State Building Commission cemented new boundaries for a tourist development zone near downtown Nashville Thursday.

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Finance Officials Plan to Bailout Parks

by / on November 12, 2009

The board of Metro Parks meets Friday to approve budget reductions after the department racked up a nearly 1.8-million dollar deficit.

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Convention Authority Could Transfer to New Board

by / on August 18, 2009

Tuesday night the Metro Council will vote on transferring oversight of a proposed convention center to a new board.

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Dean Files Legislation to Create Convention Center Authority

by / on August 10, 2009

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to appoint a nine-member board to manage the development and financing of a new convention center.

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Metro Council Approves Budget

by / on June 17, 2009

The Metro Council unanimously approved Davidson County’s $1.5 billion budget last night.

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Council Approves Spending Plan, “Wish List”

by / on June 10, 2009

The Metro Council approved $560 million worth of construction projects last night.

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Convention Center Debate On Sunday

by / on May 29, 2009

With the Metro Council set to take a final vote on the land acquisition bill for the new downtown convention center, a debate on Sunday will discuss the merits of the deal.

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Metro Wants to Revamp Indigent Health Care

by / on May 6, 2009

With the announcement that it’s hired a consultant and established an advisory board, the Mayor’s office signaled yesterday it’s wading into the morass of how to pay for the city’s safety net hospital.

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