$1B Fla. Development Not Subject To Voter Threshold Raise

Law360, Miami (August 29, 2013, 7:53 PM EDT) -- A Florida state judge ruled Wednesday that a proposed amendment to Miami Beach's city charter that would increase the voter approval threshold for certain uses of city-owned land will not apply retroactively to a $1 billion city convention center redevelopment project.

Circuit Judge Daryl E. Trawick ruled in favor of the City of Miami Beach in its suit against a group called Let Miami Beach Decide, which has proposed a charter amendment that would raise the voter threshold from a simple majority to 60 percent for...
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