Tuesday may be an important day for a select few in Washington DC, but it is also a big day for the 84 registered voters of the City of Industry. They'll be encharged with a decision worth billions to the City and the County.
Can't find local media on it, so you have to go to the Detroit Lions' RoarReport.com for deets:
On Tuesday, the 84 registered voters in the City of Industry, located 15 miles east of Los Angeles, will cast votes on a bonding bill that would provide $150 million of the $800 million that billionaire developer Ed Roski is seeking to build a pro football stadium.
The City of Industry is a bizarre community that has only 84 registered voters because more than a half-century ago the city was incorporated and all of the land was zoned entirely for business purposes. The only homeowners in the area were grandfathered in. City Manager Kevin Radecki expects the bonding bill to be approved, which would further pave the way for the NFL to make a return to Los Angeles.
Previous attempts to lure the NFL back to L.A. have failed, but Roski’s company – Majestic Realty Inc. – is based in the city and he is said to have significant sway with the few voters in that area. Roski has already spent more than $8 million on the project in hopes of returning the NFL to Los Angeles...
Smart money is on Roski to...succeed, both on Tuesday and down the line.