City Council approves PawSox stadium resolution
The Pawtucket City Council Tuesday night approved a resolution to support that calls for the city and the state to commit $38 million toward a new stadium for a Boston Red Sox minor league team.
A special meeting was held in response to questions about whether the council supports committing $38 million toward a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox.
The council voted 6-2 to move the legislation forward, with one council member abstaining.
The resolution urges the General Assembly to authorize the city to issue bonds up to $15 million for the city's portion of the costs.
The PawSox want to replace the aging McCoy Stadium. The proposed stadium would be built on a site near Slater Mill.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)