Over the weekend, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's administration announced they were cutting the project by $6 million in an effort to turn some of those no votes into yes votes. Then, Monday morning, came the announcement the mayor's office is decreasing the public investment yet again. What was once a $37.5 million taxpayer bill is now down to $20 million. In addition, According to the Evansville Courier and Press, the private investment has been upped an extra 13 million.
As of right now, the the vote is scheduled to go on as planned, and as we reported last week, six of the nine city council members have said they will not support the plan.
Eyewitness News is following these latest developments and will have the very latest beginning with Eyewitness News First at Four and right here at tristatehomepage.com.