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RE: What's the future use of Birmingham's Legion Field?
(11-13-2017 06:27 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 06:11 PM)BirminghamJoseph2770 Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 06:06 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 02:52 PM)BirminghamJoseph2770 Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 01:05 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  IF (note caps) the Classic and B'ham Bowl want to continue to use Legion Field, the city would be less than smart to send them elsewhere to play. Since both games have had very good attendance, the City may simply be thinking they are spending money to make more money.

The City now has a new Mayor and several new City Council persons so predicting their future decisions on a new venue (or any other issue) is difficult at best. BOTH the MPF and BJCC Stadium remain possibilities until a binding decision is made.

They got 4 years to pass the deal hope the investors move in, and move action. Would ' t leave it to them (the Mayor and guest) they have proved they'll just sit their and talk about it with no action. (Hate to call them no action Jackson). Have much more faith in the investors of the City then the officials of the city of Birmingham.

No one but the City Council can spend city money on anything. Obviously they listen and pay attention to city business leaders, the BJCC and UAB, but under the law the final decision remains theirs. The Mayor can ask, conjole, beg, threaten or plead, but he cannot spend a dime of city money on his own.

Ok how does, Atlanta get it done the Benz Stadium got built. So Your saying - Birmingham can not proceed on but Atlanta can. That Bodes well.

IF Atlanta was in Alabama operating under the 19th century style Constitution of 1901 [designed primarily to set up a state government under the 1896 "separate but equal" ("segregation forever") Plessy Case Decision], which gave all power to the state legislature, it is likely it too would be like B'ham. Atlanta has the advantage of being in GA and being the state capitol as well. If memory serves, GA also wrote a new more modern state Constitution in the last 50 years.

Thanks for your knowledge, So their keeping the keep. Wasn't aware the law keeps away private investors in a free society. Guess that's the great thing about Alabama. So we are working within a State System since where a state school. But we accept the private investment for facilities. So Private investment can put together a place to play. knot to be obtuse but think Terry Bowden had more advertisement on his day game coat then seen before. Take it for what its worth.
11-13-2017 07:22 PM
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RE: What's the future use of Birmingham's Legion Field?
(11-13-2017 07:22 PM)BirminghamJoseph2770 Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 06:27 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 06:11 PM)BirminghamJoseph2770 Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 06:06 PM)BAMANBLAZERFAN Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 02:52 PM)BirminghamJoseph2770 Wrote:  They got 4 years to pass the deal hope the investors move in, and move action. Would ' t leave it to them (the Mayor and guest) they have proved they'll just sit their and talk about it with no action. (Hate to call them no action Jackson). Have much more faith in the investors of the City then the officials of the city of Birmingham.

No one but the City Council can spend city money on anything. Obviously they listen and pay attention to city business leaders, the BJCC and UAB, but under the law the final decision remains theirs. The Mayor can ask, conjole, beg, threaten or plead, but he cannot spend a dime of city money on his own.

Ok how does, Atlanta get it done the Benz Stadium got built. So Your saying - Birmingham can not proceed on but Atlanta can. That Bodes well.

IF Atlanta was in Alabama operating under the 19th century style Constitution of 1901 [designed primarily to set up a state government under the 1896 "separate but equal" ("segregation forever") Plessy Case Decision], which gave all power to the state legislature, it is likely it too would be like B'ham. Atlanta has the advantage of being in GA and being the state capitol as well. If memory serves, GA also wrote a new more modern state Constitution in the last 50 years.

Thanks for your knowledge, So their keeping the keep. Wasn't aware the law keeps away private investors in a free society. Guess that's the great thing about Alabama. So we are working within a State System since where a state school. But we accept the private investment for facilities. So Private investment can put together a place to play. knot to be obtuse but think Terry Bowden had more advertisement on his day game coat then seen before. Take it for what its worth.


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11-13-2017 09:11 PM
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RE: What's the future use of Birmingham's Legion Field?
WIAT: A Backseat Conversation with Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin

http://wiat.com/2017/11/15/a-backseat-co...l-woodfin/

The incoming mayor says he is working to make transparency a big part of his administration. He says he wants to move on some of the city’s missed opportunities.

“If you use the stadium or the dame[sic] as an example, I’ve made it so clear, this will not be something that we talk about for four years,” Woodfin said. “We will do it or we will move on and talk about something else.”
11-15-2017 01:53 PM
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RE: What's the future use of Birmingham's Legion Field?
Tad Snider, the director of the BJCC, is a featured speaker at a Birmingham commercial real estate luncheon on Friday. Maybe he'll let out some more details.
11-15-2017 02:44 PM
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RE: What's the future use of Birmingham's Legion Field?
(11-15-2017 01:53 PM)WesternBlazer Wrote:  WIAT: A Backseat Conversation with Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin

http://wiat.com/2017/11/15/a-backseat-co...l-woodfin/

The incoming mayor says he is working to make transparency a big part of his administration. He says he wants to move on some of the city’s missed opportunities.

“If you use the stadium or the dame[sic] as an example, I’ve made it so clear, this will not be something that we talk about for four years,” Woodfin said. “We will do it or we will move on and talk about something else.”

You know that's great, they show the lessor side of the city that's always important for improvement reasons, but they should show the greater side of the city as well to show . I''ve been to the city of Birmingham and theirs so much to be proud of as well. Within these parts and the upper side. I've been to the supposedly worst sides of Birmingham and the Best sides of Birmingham and have never seen anything like that Before.
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(11-13-2017 09:11 PM)bladhmadh Wrote:  Ding Ding Ding WE HAVE A NEW BLAZER SAX !!!!!!!!!!

So I can quit looking over my shoulder now?
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RE: What's the future use of Birmingham's Legion Field?
(11-15-2017 07:06 PM)thebernreuter Wrote:  
(11-13-2017 09:11 PM)bladhmadh Wrote:  Ding Ding Ding WE HAVE A NEW BLAZER SAX !!!!!!!!!!

So I can quit looking over my shoulder now?

You were just the closest thing to a Blazersax we had for awhile in a drought of Blazersaxness. You were never really close. These days though, we seem to have a rich bounty of Blazersax candidates.
11-15-2017 08:33 PM
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