Since I know this will back in the news any second now, here is the DC CFO's Oct. 2 Fiscal Impact Statement
on how the draft bill being shopped around by Marion Barry
to get the Herb Miller/Garages Wrapped With Development Goodness plan back on track to put garages on the north end of the stadium site
will result in the busting of the $611 spending cap the council placed on the ballpark project. And there's a bonus surprise! At the end of the FIS is the draft of the bill itself. (Also, just for the heck of it, here's CFO Gandhi's testimony
back in July on the Miller garages plan.) Back on Oct. 4
, news reports said that Mayor Williams told the council that he supported Barry's bill with several amendments that addressed Gandhi's concerns. There was talk of this bill coming before the Council at it's session this coming Wednesday, but it's not yet on the schedule
The city council schedule
for tomorrow (Wednesday) has now been updated to show so many different ballpark-related items on the agenda that I'm not going to even try to figure out what's what. We'll see what transpires on the morrow....