Nashvillians will have a chance to voice their thoughts on the proposed $585 million convention center eights days before the Metro Council is expected to vote on the massive project.
A letter written by Council members Ronnie Steine and Erik Cole schedules a public hearing Jan. 11, from 6:30-8 p.m., immediately following a final question-and-answer session for the Council, which begins at 5 p.m. the same day.
Steine chairs the Council’s Budget and Finance Committee, while Cole heads the Convention, Tourism and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee.
The public hearing is among a series of Council gatherings designed to consider the convention center financing before Council votes on the resolution Jan. 19. What could be the definitive phase of he convention center debate begins this Thursday when a finance plan for the convention center will be presented to the Council.