The Public Authorities Control Board approved the Islanders Arena at Belmont Park on Wednesday, moving the process one step closer to completion.
New York’s Empire State development Corporation will close the comment period on the Final Environmental Impact Statement tomorrow and schedule a vote.
The only other board to needing to vote is the Franchise Oversight Board, considered a rubber stamp.
Jon Ledecky, co-owner of the Islanders, tweeted, “Actual ceremony after Labor Day. Work on the arena might begin in next two weeks. One more hurdle to pass on August 8th. Building “A done deal”.