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Indoor sports complex tops requests for city TDF grant funding

Indoor sports complex tops requests for city TDF grant funding

Six applicants made their cases to the Tourism Development Fund Grant Review Committee about how the city’s share of SB 942 tax revenue should be spent at an all-day meeting Wednesday.

The largest individual application came from the Williamsburg Hotel and Motel Association. The group requested $9.25 million spread over five years — $1.85 million each year — to pay for a portion of the costs to construct a new, 168,000-square-foot indoor sports and events complex next to Quarterpath Recreation Center. The request would largely deplete the funds the city has set aside for TDF projects.

The committee is tasked with reviewing funding requests for new projects in the city based on...

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