Miami City Council Hits Ultra With Another Blow, Limits Days Bayfront Park Can Be Closed

Two weeks in the past the Miami City Council shot down a contract extension for Ultra Music Festival at Bayfront Park. The contact would have cemented Ultra's iconic dwelling for an additional 5 years. A vocal minority residents opposed the competition being held in downtown Miami as a result of noise which it created for one weekend a yr, regardless of driving hundreds of thousands to the native financial system.

City Council members took it upon themselves to make it close to unimaginable for Ultra to proceed to make use of the grounds. While the contract might be renegotiated transferring ahead, giving Ultra the prospect to discover a answer, the council simply took one other step to verify Bayfront Park will now not be the house the United States' most well-known dance music competition.

Council Restricts Bayfront Park's Event Usage

In years previous there was no restrict upon what number of days Bayfront Park may very well be closed for personal occasions. In 2017, the park was closed 155 days for various festivals and personal capabilities. This previous week the council has voted to restrict the park to solely 55 days for personal occasions. To put issues into comparability, the setup and break down Ultra takes round 20 days – almost half the quota days the park might be closed to the general public.

This is almost a dying blow for Ultra. That being stated many imagine that council members are solely utilizing this intense rhetoric to get re-elected this November. Once they safe their units, followers assume that they may return to working with Ultra Worldwide to create an answer. This does make sense contemplating the competition drives extra money to Miami than another outdoors occasion assist throughout the yr.

Stay tuned for extra updates as this story continues to develop.

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