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SBD/September 21, 2012/Facilities
Katz Group Rejects Mayor's Offer To Discuss Oilers Arena Issues Before City Council
Published September 21, 2012
ANOTHER PROJECT: Mandel said that Edmonton “needs an outdoor facility that can handle 10,000 fans for soccer, amateur football and small concerts.” The EDMONTON JOURNAL's Stolte in a separate piece notes Mandel “kick-started that process by submitting a formal inquiry to city administrators requesting information on what the city could do to help.” The NASL FC Edmonton have been “playing at Clarke Park all summer with just 1,300 permanent seats.” The team owners “tried to add 3,000 additional seats this summer, but first got stymied by a late snow fall and then ran into building code issues with the city” (EDMONTON JOURNAL, 9/21).