will get more than $43,000 from the city to make up for revenue lost after was given tax-exempt status by the state last year.
City council unanimously approved Monday night a voluntary payment of $43,811.72 to the school district.
The stadium after Senate Bill 71 was passed. Before that, only stadiums that had teams affiliated with Major League Franchises were tax-exempt. The , like all other Frontier League teams, are independent and unaffiliated.
The ordinances passed authorizing the payment only applies to this one payment.
Also at the meeting, council approved advertising for bids to repave Avon Road. This work would only happen at the Westlake border during .
Mayor Jim Smith said last week that nothing has changed in terms of Avon Road being re-opened permantly. The re-opening, if it happens, would only be for the duration of the interchange construction.