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Until this morning, the destiny Ultra Music Festival hung within the stability. The organizers put forth a brand new proposal to host the competition on Virginia Key, 10 minutes away from Bayfront Park. Among opposition from Rapture Music Festival and the residents Key Biscayne (who don’t belong to the identical county district as Virginia Key), the matter was delivered to vote this afternoon on the Miami City Council.

After over three hours contentious deliberation the council voted in the present day to approve Ultra’s proposal to maneuver to Miami Marine Stadium and Historic Virginia Key Beach Park in Virginia Key. The stipulation the deal was the charge $2 million to the town Miami from Ultra for the flexibility to promote as much as 60,000 tickets to the competition. The contract shall be in place for 2 years, with a revocable choice inside 60 days after the competition given particular circumstances.

Commissioner Joe Carollo was the principle opponent the proposal for almost all the deliberation, selecting to focus primarily on the cash that may be owed to the town by the competition. Fluctuating from $1.Four million at 50,000 tickets to the ultimate quantity $2 million at 60,000 tickets, Carollo lastly conceded a YES vote following a prolonged clarification through the vote tally.

Miami City Council Discussion on Ultra Music Festival

Discussion because it pertains to Ultra begins at 9:00 within the dwell stream.

Commission Meeting – Afternoon Session – November 15, 2018

Stay engaged together with your native authorities and tune into the afternoon session in the present day's Commission Meeting, occurring now at Miami City Hall. Enjoy and share!

Posted by City Miami Government on Thursday, November 15, 2018

The matters mentioned through the assembly included site visitors and transportation, environmental affect, land use, and a provision for cash for the development an African-American Museum on the seaside park.

$1 million the charge would apparently go instantly right into a belief for later use, with the remaining the charge to be divvied up accordingly. Parking on the competition will apparently solely be obtainable to VIP Parking ticket holders, which solely “a number of hundred” shall be offered.

At least two council members had been very cautious voting YES within the closing vote. It handed in a Four-1 vote.

Words by Alba Smith
Music Editor