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The city is seeking to expand the Bielenberg Sports Center, the funding for which could require a change in state law by Minnesota legislators.

Woodbury seeks exception from state for Bielenberg Sports Center funding

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It's not a matter of whether Woodbury can find money to pay for an expansion at its signature Bielenberg Sports Center.

It's a question of where the city can get the best deal.


Right now city leaders are banking on a bill at the Legislature that would change state law just for Woodbury. The change would create an exception in Minnesota law that currently requires cities to receive voter approval to fund construction projects involving municipal sports arenas.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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