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FC Cincinnati on benefits agreement update: 'Next step is to get an MLS bid'

(AP Photo/John Minchillo) (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
WEST END, OH (FOX19) -

FC Cincinnati leaders and West End Community Council representatives met Wednesday to negotiate the terms of a community benefits agreement.

The goal of the meeting was to ensure the West End community receives the best possible benefits of the FC Cincinnati stadium plan.

Around 5:30 p.m., the agreement was signed. About 30 minutes later, City Council members approved the changes.

“The next step is to get an MLS bid," said team GM Jeff Berding. "This is a huge step in that direction.”

For more details regarding the agreement, click or tap here.

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