CARSON (CBSLA.com) — The Carson City Council will vote Tuesday on a proposed $1.7 billion NFL stadium project.
The city could decide at 6 p.m. meeting to either adopt the plan or schedule a public vote.READ MORE: 2 Men, Woman Arrested In West Covina After Catalytic Converter Theft In Irwindale Leads To Police Pursuit
Carson2gether supporters will gather for a “Tailgate Party” at 5 p.m. ahead of the vote.
The stadium was proposed in February by the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, who plan to share the privately-financed stadium off the 405 Freeway and Del Amo Boulevard if they do not strike a deal with their current hometowns.
The plan would include turning an 168-acre site into a 70,000-seat stadium with 18,000 parking spots.READ MORE: LAUSD Reopens Campuses Tuesday For First Time Since March 2020
A financial analysis said Monday that the stadium would need the two teams to call it home to be a steady money-maker.
Residents have also expressed concern for other issues including traffic and smell.
Executives from both teams are reportedly set to update NFL owners on the project in New York Wednesday.MORE NEWS: City Of LA Opens Vaccinations To Age 16-Plus As Questions Swirl Over J&J Vaccine