Thursday, September 30, 2010

Skinny Update: Council Has More Conditions on Downtown Hotel

Posted By on Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 12:22 PM

We wrapped up this week's Skinny before Tuesday's City Council meeting, where council members made more demands from the Rio Nuevo board regarding the downtown hotel.

The morning daily's Rob O'Dell has the details here.

O'Dell's summary of what the council now wants:


• Rio Nuevo must be the lead agency on the hotel, because that's what's specified in the legislation that created the new board.

• The hotel's guaranteed maximum price and the developer's fees must be lowered.

• Rio Nuevo must resolve issues relating to local contractors on the hotel - basically meaning the hotel must hire more local subcontractors.

• Additional money or guarantees must be secured from the hotel operator.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Jim Nintzel

Today | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue
Guided Tea Tasting

Guided Tea Tasting @ Seven Cups

Fridays, 3-3:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Oklahoma!

A Timeless Broadway Classic for the Whole Family! Loaded with iconic music, comedy, and romance, this production… More

@ UA Crowder Hall Thu., June 29, 7-9 p.m., Fri., June 30, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and Sat., July 1, 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. 1020 E. University Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. 'Repeal and Replace' Cuts Schools' Medicaid Funding (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. In The Flesh: Toilet Paper Dress-Up! Cheeky Tassel Queens! Flashy Butts! It's Culture Shock at H2O (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. The Weekly List: 15 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next Week (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Quick Bites: 1912 Turns Two (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Song of the Day: Billy Sedlmayr on Esther Phillips' Brilliant Take of 'Home is Where the Hatred Is.' (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation