Committee backs spending on soccer infrastructure

WCPOPublished: November 27, 2017Updated: November 28, 2017
Published: November 27, 2017Updated: November 28, 2017

Council's Budget and Finance Committee, which Winburn chairs, agreed Monday to spend up to $37 million for infrastructure at an Oakley site FC Cincinnati has identified for its soccer stadium. A final vote comes Wednesday. The vote was a crucial hurdle for the soccer club as it tries to join Major League Soccer. The club should know Dec. 14 whether it has beaten out rivals Nashville and Sacramento for one of the two coveted spots in the league's expansion plans.

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