Q Morning Show
One-day tourists will be able to get on a water taxi at the Beale Street Landing, then ride it to the proposed Bass Pro shop and beyond.
The council is expected to vote on transferring $$$ to the project this week. If approved it will create many jobs and revenue for the city.
City Councilman Lendermon estimated that it'll be at least a year until any taxi is put in the water.
The City Council on Tuesday approved sending a referendum to voters to add a 1-cent tax to every gallon of gasoline sold within city limits, with the proceeds going to public transportation.
That 8-3 vote means the referendum will be placed on the Nov. 6 ballot.
The James Lee House in Victorian Village was sold to a private developer for $1, but the project is still being scrutinized to ensure the city can legally part with the mansion.
Developer Jose Velazquez expects to invest the historic site on Adams Avenue to open a bed-and-breakfast with five luxury suites.