The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) was established by the legislature in 2012 and charged with the design, construction and operation of the new multi-purpose stadium. The MSFA consists of five members. The new authority is chaired by Michele Kelm-Helgen. The other members are John D. Griffith, Duane Benson, Bill McCarthy and Barbara Butts Williams.
Make your voice heard, take the survey to help plan the new Downtown East Commons - February 25, 2015
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In May 2012, the Minnesota Legislature and the Minneapolis City Council approved funding for the new $975 million multi-purpose stadium to replace the Metrodome. The new stadium is scheduled to open in time for the 2016 NFL season. Click to view legislation.