As the Bloomberg administration attempts to sell its plan to redevelop Willets Point, the price tag for the controversial project has become a major sticking point for the City Council.
Mayor Bloomberg earmarked $400 million in this year's fiscal budget for Willets Point, but the city has refused to provide details about the five land deals it has inked at the gritty industrial zone near Shea Stadium.
The city also has rejected a Daily News request under the Freedom of Information Law seeking information on the deals, saying it would harm ongoing talks.
But Council members are wary of casting a make-or-break vote Nov. 12 without knowing how much the city has spent to acquire the land in question, or where the businesses on it will be relocated to.
Price tag a sticking point in Willets Point project
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