Voters may need to OK using Fargodome cash: Fargo commissioners plan to use funds for convention center
FARGO — If city commissioners want to use Fargodome money to build the convention center they want downtown, 60 percent of voters here will likely need to approve it.
That’s how former city attorney Gary Stewart reads the city’s Home Rule Charter, which requires the dome’s sales tax revenue to be spent on or adjacent to the North Dakota State University campus. It takes approval from at least 60 percent of voters in a citywide election to change the charter.
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