City gives MECA board ultimatum: Reverse vote to extend terms or risk end of contract

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Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00 am

A day after MECA board members voted to give themselves longer terms, the City of Omaha gave the organization an ultimatum: Reverse the decision or risk the termination of your contract with the city.

City Attorney Paul Kratz said Wednesday that the board's 3-2 vote amounted to a violation of both state law and the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority's contract with the city.

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