Tempe residents will vote on Arizona Coyotes arena deal in May

Rendering of the proposed Tempe Entertainment District that would house the new Arizona Coyotes arena.A proposed deal for the Arizona Coyotes' new ...

November 11, 2022
2:32 PM

Rendering of the proposed Tempe Entertainment District that would house the new Arizona Coyotes arena.A proposed deal for the Arizona Coyotes' new arena will go to a public vote.The Tempe city council voted unanimously on Thursday night to send a proposed arena and entertainment district to referendum in May.The city council must approve a development and disposition agreement, a general plan amendment and a zoning amendment before the May 16 special election can take place.The Coyotes have been negotiating with the city of Tempe to build on a tract of land just west of downtown in their bid to find a permanent home.