Let county voters decide on the Coliseum's future

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How will the bond be paid off? This $64,000 question remains in the hands of our County Legislature and voters. If the Legislature approves the referendum, voters will go to the polls on Aug. 1 to vote on the bond.

The devil is in the details, but I’m hopeful that the county will see to it that the twin goals of reducing the burden on taxpayers and creating economic growth through job creation can be met.

Al D’Amato, a former U.S. senator from New York, is the founder of Park Strategies LLC, a public policy and business development firm. Comments about this column? ADAmato@liherald.com.

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