On Monday, the San Diego City Council is set to approve a plan to pay for the $520 million Convention Center expansion.
The council will decide whether to borrow money and pay it back using three different sources: a special tax on hotel guests, a contribution from the Unified Port of San Diego and money from the day-to-day operating budget. This is the first time the council will weigh in on the entire package.
The expansion has had many moving parts over the past four years and it’s easy to get confused. Here’s how to get caught up quickly.