Miami Beach Sues To Clear Path For Convention Center Plan

Law360, Miami (July 30, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT) -- The city of Miami Beach filed a complaint Monday seeking expedited declaratory relief, saying a proposed amendment to the city charter that could hinder approval of the $1 billion city convention center redevelopment also on the November ballot does not apply retroactively to that project.

The charter amendment, proposed by a Florida Political Committee known as Let Miami Beach Decide, would increase the voter approval threshold for certain uses of designated city-owned land and would add much of the Miami Beach Convention Center campus to the...
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