Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Council to Consider Field Plan.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Joshua Akers Journal Staff Writer

Complex Asks To Amend Ordinance

The addition of an indoor soccer field at the Blades Sports Center may provide a boost to city tax revenues and increase the number of out-of-state visitors to Rio Rancho, according to its owners.

The City Council tonight is scheduled to consider an amendment to an ordinance that would allow the facility to operate the indoor soccer field.

Councilors must approve the change in the operating agreement between Sports Block LLC, the parent company of Blades, because the facility is on city property.

The city leased the land for the complex in 1995 for $1 a year, and all changes to the site's overall operation must be approved by the city. …

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