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Ames voters eye $19M measure for convention center

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Jan 22 2014 10:11AM
~ AMES, Iowa (AP) - Officials say a $19 million bond measure would give Ames a long-sought convention center.
 
     The bond referendum is scheduled for a March 4 vote and needs approval from 60 percent of the voters.
 
     The $19 million would be combined with Iowa State money for a $32 million addition and renovation at the campus' Scheman Building.
 
     The 128,000-square-foot addition would be built where a parking lot sits now on the north side of Scheman. A 35,000-square-foot exhibit space would go on the upper level. The ground floor would include covered parking.
 
     The Iowa Board of Regents has yet to vote on the university's contribution.
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01/22/2014 10:14AM
Ames voters eye $19M measure for convention center
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