Cobb to vote on settlement with Braves over stadium costs

Cobb County Commissioners are expected to vote Tuesday on a settlement with the Atlanta Braves over millions in disputed stadium costs

The Braves have agreed to pay $1.5 million for water and sewer infrastructure, as well as $380,000 for signage, according to a statement from the county. 

Cobb in turn will refund the Braves a “negotiated amount in project management costs.” 

A spokesperson for the county said the amount had not been finalized as of Monday afternoon.

The Braves had demanded $4.6 million, including $500,000 in project management costs. 

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The county called the demand, which was issued after the county asked the team to pay for water and sewer, “retaliatory.” 

The case will likely go to mediation if a settlement is not reached Tuesday.

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