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LCDC OKs $10M For Events Center

The LCDC board of directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to grant preliminary/conditional approval of North Idaho College’s request for $10 million in funding for and Event Center at Riverstone. Final approval is contingent on several factors, a formal funding request from the college. NIC president Joe Dunlap told the LCDC board a formal request will be made by the end of the year. A key factor in approval of the funding is the college’s commitment to raise $5 million for the project//Keith Erickson, LCDC. More here.

Question: Anyone out there besides Councilman Dan Gookin and mayor candidate Mary Souza have problems with LCDC kicking in $10M for a much-wanted/needed events center?

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