City of Miami Hears Statements on Ultra's Move to Virginia Key Beach

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UPDATE: Meeting is in recess till 3pm

Today, November 15, the City Miami held a fee assembly to listen to statements on why Ultra Music Festival – a pageant that claims Miami as its house – ought to or shouldn’t be accepted for .

Several members the group got here out to voice what the optimistic and adverse impacts Ultra’s transfer would have on the island. Residents the Village Key Biscayne together with their voiced a number of considerations together with environmental hurt, disruptions to varsities close by, and no planning for environment friendly site visitors/transportation. On the opposite aspect the argument, audio system said Ultra can present the assets to enhance the setting, herald main income to the economic system and join individuals from all walks life.

Included amongst the audio system was  who has beforehand held its occasion on Virginia Key. A consultant from them said “We Rapture] have all the time been an environmentally pleasant occasion. Ultra stole the idea from the Rapture model to obtain approval. If Ultra strikes to Virginia Key, it might put us out enterprise.”

After being ejected from Bayfront Park, . Opposition to the pageant returning to its unique location got here from downtown Miami residents, nonetheless the residents Key Biscayne proved to be simply as opposed (if no more) on the brand new selection venue.

Watch the video the assembly under and browse particular statements on our . Stay tuned for the ultimate vote on Ultra’s transfer to Virginia Key.

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