The Reno Gazette-Journal reports (http://on.rgj.com/TqdK6g ) the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority expressed concerns about the plan in an internal memo dated Oct. 3.
The airport authority concludes the tax increase could put a damper on the amount of money tourists spend in the region, affecting hotels, ski resorts and the airport,
The Reno City Council and Washoe County Commission are considering annual taxpayer subsidies of $1.5 million over the next 30 years.
Owners of the Reno Aces Triple A baseball team are proposing that public financing be combined with new private equity to refinance the $55 million stadium construction loan that's due in 14 months.
Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, http://www.rgj.com