What are the criteria for a new facility?

The following are the initial physical criteria:

• Any new outdoor multipurpose facility should be built and operated to be inclusive and accessible with a broad range of affordable opportunities.

• Any new outdoor multipurpose stadium should be built on a site that creates the strongest possible economic multiplier impact on the surrounding real estate, businesses, and venues.

• Any new outdoor multipurpose facility should meet the minimum stadium requirements of a High-A Minor League baseball club.

• The facility should provide 2,800 – 3,200 fixed seats for baseball fans and should easily convert to an “amphitheater” setting with up to 5,000 seats for a concert or community event.

• Robust public transportation should be available to the facility and sufficient parking should be provided or available within comfortable walking distance of the stadium. 

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1. What is the recent history of the Everett AquaSox in Everett?
2. How did the 2021 Minor League readjustment affect the Everett AquaSox?
3. Is Funko Field able to suit the Everett AquaSox?
4. Would a new stadium at the current location solve all the problems?
5. Who is leading the effort on a new facility?
6. What are the owners willing to contribute to a new facility?
7. How will the facility improve the quality of life in Everett?
8. Will a new facility be used only for baseball/the Everett AquaSox?
9. What are the economic benefits of a new stadium for the City of Everett?
10. What are the criteria for a new facility?
11. How much might the facility cost?
12. Will a new outdoor multipurpose facility raise taxes?