With Ultra Music Festival’s destiny in Miami at present up within the air, residents Virginia Key referred to as an emergency assembly final evening to protest the competition’s proposed transfer to the island.
In a report final week, it was revealed that Ultra organizers have been the Three-day music competition to Virginia Key, break up between Miami Marine Stadium and Historic Virginia Key Beach Park as venues. According to Virginia Key residents, they weren't made conscious a tentative vote on the matter till it was reported on within the Miami Herald final week.
“We solely heard about it by seeing it within the Miami Herald,]” mentioned Key Biscayne Mayor Mayra Lindsay throughout final evening’s assembly. “We didn’t even get the courtesy being informed straight.”
“I'm able to name out our neighbors, the town Miami, as unhealthy neighbors,” mentioned Vice Mayor Franklin Caplan. “I'm fairly nicely fed up with the best way the town Miami behaves.”
Virginia Key residents reportedly referred to as the competition “abhorrent” and an “completely horrible disruptive occasion.”
A draft settlement between the town and Ultra obtained by the by way of a public data request reveals extra the small print proposed. A minimal $1.four million could be owed by Ultra to stage the competition on Virginia Key, although that determine may improve if ticket gross sales are robust.
More importantly, there isn't any finish time period to the settlement; it might final indefinitely, with a provision to assessment the contract phrases in 2024. The metropolis or Ultra would even have the choice revoking the contract voluntarily, given a 12 months’s discover earlier than the next competition.
Read the total settlement under.
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