Miami City Commissioners on Thursday approved construction of a new Marlins stadium in a 3-2 vote, according to news reports.
Commissioners Joe Sanchez, Angel Gonzalez and Michelle Spence-Jones, the swing vote, supported the stadium construction. Commissioners Marc Sarnoff and Tomás Regalado were opposed, The Miami Herald reported.
A final vote comes before Miami-Dade County commissioners on Monday.
City commissioners spent more than four hours discussing the matter and hearing from members of the public.