Vicksburg officials to unveil plans for sports complex at Thursday public meeting


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VICKSBURG, Mississippi — The city of Vicksburg will hold a public meeting Thursday to release its recommendations a site and design of a $20 million multipurpose sports complex.

The Vicksburg Post reports ( ) city leaders will also meet Thursday before the public meeting with a consultant hired to suggest a site and design.

The city is looking at 270 acres of land with baseball and softball fields, 15 soccer fields, 10 tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts and a building with indoor pool.

The city is also waiting for Gov. Phil Bryant to sign a bill that would allow the city two levy up to a 2 percent sales tax on hotel room rentals and food and beverage sales — if voters approve — to finance the sportsplex.

Information from: The Vicksburg Post,

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