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MAPping expectations

The park seems to be on track, but other MAPS projects have faced cutbacks even before they began. Despite voters approving a $280 million convention center when MAPS 3 passed in 2009, the project received a haircut last year when the City Council members voted to put $30 million of those funds into a contingency

City council moves ahead with $252 million for convention center

The measure has been hotly debated by council members and committees charged with planning for the MAPS projects after some say voters were told the convention center would be $280 million, while others insist it was clear from the start that $30 million of that amount was intended to relocate a utility substation. MAPS consultant