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Metropolitan Sports Authority

Public Meeting Notice- Meeting Cancellation

The Metro Sports Authority board meeting scheduled for December 17, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. has been cancelled.

The next meeting will be the regularly scheduled January meeting slated for January 21, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.& The meeting will take place at Saint Thomas Sports Park located in Metro Center.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Sports Authority is to acquire, improve, repair, operate and maintain professional sports facilities and their surrounding campuses in Metro Nashville and Davidson County, within the provisions of governing contracts.

Goals

  • To increase events at the Bridgestone Arena to decrease the operating deficit
  • To maximize potential revenue to the Bridgestone Arena from rental of unoccupied space and evaluate options for relocating current tenants in order to generate greater financial benefit.
  • To increase communication between Powers Management, Titans, and Metro Finance to keep all parties apprised of facility- related matters, especially those related to financial performance.
  • To continue to look at ways to increase efficiency of the board and to function at a policy-making level.
  • To continue to evaluate and implement Bridgestone Arena Audit recommendations
  • To continue to educate the public of the economic impact of the LP Field and Bridgestone Arena.
  • To maximize potential parking revenues.
  • To explore and consider additional sports facilities.

Strategic Issues

  • To ensure funding for future capital improvement projects at the Bridgestone Arena and LP Field.
  • To explore the possibility of accelerating the ticket-tax clause to pay for capital requests for the LP Field.