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The Finance Committee of the Winston-Salem City Council will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, April 29 to discuss the potential sale of the LJVM Coliseum and Bowman Gray Stadium, receive a summary of comments and questions received during four public input sessions, and consider next steps. No formal action will be taken at this meeting.

A public comment period will be included as a part of this special meeting. Speakers will be allowed up to three minutes. The meeting will be held in the City Hall Council Chamber, 101 N. Main St., Winston-Salem. The meeting will also be televised live by WSTV 13, channel 13 on TimeWarner Cable and channel 99 on AT&T U-verse in Forsyth County.

The city of Winston-Salem is exploring options to sell the LJVM Coliseum and Bowman Gray Stadium to save the city the expense of operating these facilities, avoid millions of dollars in needed repairs and upgrades, pay off existing debt and enable the city to address other pressing capital needs.

Information about the potential sale is posted online. Comments about a sale can be submitted online, by calling the Citizen Feedback line at 734-1400 or by calling City Link 311 to leave a message.


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