With 60 members drawn from across the Kings market, he hopes to bring elected officials, leaders, labor representatives, and the general public together to craft a vision for the new sports complex within 100 days.
The $387 million question will fall to the committee. Co-chairing the undertaking is the democratic former Sacramento local government official and current President of the Senate Darrell Steinberg and republican State Senator Ted Gaines.
From the Sacramento Bee:
In his quest to convince residents from Lincoln to Galt that paying for a new sports arena in downtown Sacramento makes sense, Mayor Kevin Johnson is convening a task force larger than the state Senate.
Johnson announced Tuesday that he is forming a 60-member commission made up of elected leaders, and business and labor representatives from across the region to come up with a plan to finance a new arena. They will be charged with hammering out a proposal over the next 100 days.
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