- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 1, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas City Council members postponed until December voting on a plan to float $50 million in bonds for a proposed $200 million downtown soccer stadium.

A 6-1 vote on Wednesday gave Baltimore-based Cordish Companies and local partner Findlay Sports and Entertainment another extension to finalize a funding plan.

Officials say the partially covered 24,000-seat stadium could host a pro soccer team if the developers win a Major League Soccer franchise.

A decision on a proposal made in May has been postponed several times while city officials gauge support for using public money.

The latest proposal would have the city bonds repaid using annual hotel room tax collections.

The city would contribute another $14 million in infrastructure and Symphony Park land near the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

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