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Mount Vernon Considers Reworking Lease Or Evicting Sports Underdome

The Sports Underdome's inflatable roof collapsed in the Jan. 23 blizzard.
The Sports Underdome's inflatable roof collapsed in the Jan. 23 blizzard. Photo Credit: Contributed

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Mount Vernon officials are considering reworking or the Sports Underdome lease or evicting it from city-owned property on Garden Avenue after the property's inflatable bubble collapsed in the Jan. 23 blizzard, according to LoHud.com.

The collapse was the third in 12 years at the property, following similar blizzards in 2003 and 2010, said LoHud.com.

Mayor Richard Thomas said that the city was exploring all options for the land, saying that public safety was at stake, reported LoHud.com.

The current lease between the city and the Sports Underdome runs until 2033, LoHud.com noted.

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