City discusses possible future development with ’56-acres’ agreement, events center

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Tahoe Daily Tribune | Laney Griffo | Jan 21, 2020

A rendering of the proposed Tahoe South Events Center planned for the MontBleu parking lot in Stateline.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Discussions last week during an 11-hour city council meeting could lead to big changes in South Lake Tahoe...

Lew Feldman, a local attorney, then gave a presentation to the council on the proposed Tahoe South Events Center.

If the project proceeds as planned, the events center will be on the northeast corner of the MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa property. The project would include an event lawn and a remodel of the MontBleu parking lot...

After the meeting, the League to Save Lake Tahoe spoke out with concerns about the project.

“The events center is an exciting opportunity for the South Shore,” Chris Joseph, Communications Manager for the League said in an email to the Tribune. “Yet given the scale of the project, the potential impact it could have on the community, and the fact that it’s due for a final decision at the end of February, it’s concerning how little we know about it. Prior to Monday evening, very little information had been shared with the community, the City of South Lake Tahoe, or the League. And there have been no opportunities or requests for public input.”

Joseph said the League will continue to research the project and review the Environmental Assessment...

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