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Glendale City Council approves arena management deal
The National Hockey League lockout is in its 74th day. The Phoenix Coyotes still don’t have an owner. But there is some good news for hockey in the desert after a decision Tuesday night in
By a 4-2 vote, the Glendale City Council approved a 20-year, $324 million arena management deal with likely Coyotes buyer Greg Jamison. The Council originally approved a deal in June, but some city leaders wanted to renegotiate it.
The new plan approved late Tuesday night will save
“We’re still working through what those cuts are," Frisoni said. "We’re really trying to look at the areas that do not have as much service impacts for residents, but anything the city did at this point meant some budget cuts.”
The deal will likely mean cutting dozens of city jobs. But without the arena deal,
After the vote, Jamison said he wants to close a deal to buy the Coyotes in the next month or so.