Under the proposal, individuals would pay $38 to entry the social gathering deck or hot tub, the latter seating at least 12 adults. They would get a devoted server, and will eat and drink all they wished, with beer and non-alcoholic drinks out there.
Wagner tried to ease commissioner considerations throughout a 45-minute dialogue, saying alcohol can be served responsibly, wouldn’t be bought after the sixth inning, and the membership had legal responsibility insurance coverage.
At one level, he expressed shock that The Montana Standard printed an article in regards to the proposal earlier than the council assembly. But Wagner had gladly supplied particulars and instructed the newspaper he supported a narrative operating earlier than the assembly.
Like Riordan, a number of commissioners prefaced their hot-tub opposition by saying they totally supported the for-profit, college-level baseball league fielding a workforce in Butte, and believed the neighborhood would do the identical when its inaugural season begins subsequent month.
But it was Riordan, earlier than the vote, who requested the bottom-line query.
“Is this going to interrupt the deal? Are you going to go away city if we are able to’t have a hot tub?” he requested.
Wagner stated the group would by no means try this.
“We’re not leaving city and there’s nothing that’s a deal breaker for us,” he stated. “We’re not going to pack up as a result of we’re a little bit salty a few determination on one thing.”