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You could kind of consider this the first domino that's got to fall in a whole chain dominos to lead to tearing down this place and building the new vikings stadium.
The new stadium authority meeting for the first time today.
One of its first acts.
Was to give Ted Mondale a new job but he will faithfully discharge the duties of dollars and.
After a bit of ceremony by Governor Davis -- it -- we've got.
Came an odd turn of events at the new stadium authority so I'll run through the high points Ted Mondale is outgoing chair of the soon to expire sports facilities commission the landlords of the metrodome for the last thirty years.
Briefing the new stadium authority that's replacing them and what is in the stadium legislation exterior design the zoning and planning -- the -- looks.
That will require -- four fifths vote to passed through the sport no sooner getting done with that.
When he walked to the other side of the table and was voted -- executive director -- Some -- -- the confidence that you put me.
I will not let you down.
It means though some continuity is the new group absorbs the old commission moves into their offices running the -- Well planning and building the new one the stadium that by law must accommodate baseball and basketball and soccer and be ready for a whole lot more.
We don't even know what some of those activities will be.
In the future what's a tractor -- -- 2050 going to be I don't know but we need to anticipate.
First up finding an architect on which everything else hinges they've got 25 million dollars to buy land around the dome.
Since everything the stadium and the parking will be bigger.
But until there's a design in a footprint have no idea exactly what land they will need.
But it's those kind of decisions that will determine which properties requires and quite frankly.
Are -- willing sellers unwilling sellers.
Of course the full name -- this place is the Hubert H.
Humphrey Metrodome and one thing that -- -- says that they will do in the new stadium somehow they haven't figured out yet but somehow they will.
Find a way to continue to honor.
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