Hillsborough plans to move quickly on Rays

7:11 AM, Aug 7, 2013   |    comments
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It was a major movement in the Rays stadium saga that came Monday night when Mayor Bill Foster said the Rays should be able to look at sites in Tampa.  And now Hillsborough county wants to capitalize on this opportunity.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, Ken Hagan, Hillsborough County Commission Chairman, plans to create a task force of elected officials and business leaders to work with the Ray and explore options on how to make this work.

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Hagan's group will likely include himself, Mayor Bob Buckhorn, representatives from the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Tampa Sports Authority and the Tampa Bay Partnership.  It order to not limit the options, Hagan is also looking to not include owners of potential stadium sites.

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