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Miami Springs referendum to decide whether to sell parking lot

 
 
 <span class="cutline_leadin">Playing through:</span> Voters in Miami Springs will decide whether to authorize the city council to ‘sell and rezone’ this quarter-acre of golf course property to build a 110-room hotel.
Playing through: Voters in Miami Springs will decide whether to authorize the city council to ‘sell and rezone’ this quarter-acre of golf course property to build a 110-room hotel.
THEO KARANTSALIS / For the Miami Herald

Special to the Miami Herald

Miami Springs voters will decide whether to authorize the city council to “sell and rezone” a 10,299-square-foot parcel of prime golf course property for $115,000.

A local architect wants to build a 110-room hotel on a parking lot in the 600 block of Eldron Drive, next to the city’s golf course.

The city charter requires that the sale of golf course land, which was purchased from the city of Miami in 1997, must be approved by the voters through a referendum.

This question will appear on the ballot:

"Shall the city council be authorized to sell and rezone the 10,299 square foot (less than a quarter of an acre) of golf course property adjacent to the former James Medical Clinic currently under license agreement as a parking area to proposed contract purchasers for $115,000?"

The special election will take place April 8.

For more information, call 305-805-5000.

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