At least they had sense enough to make the contract contingent upon the bond referendum. And to be honest, I am surprised they did that and I really don't expect them to honor it. They didn't honor the will of the people after at least two votes on the convention center.
For $31 million, there will be 25 full-time jobs. Definitely not worth the cost to taxpayers. I am glad my parents don't live in the city limits, but my widowed mother-in-law is going to take a hit with the tax increase. She can barely afford what she has.
I was thinking about that stadium on Wednesday when I was bouncing down those Wilmington roads that are in such need of repair. You get what you ask for and the people of Wilmington were stupid enough to keep voting these people in time after time after time. They built the convention center against the will of the people. They have tried to screw you over every way they can, unless you own a business downtown, then you get special considerations.
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