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Arlington Heights officials recommend Metropolis subsidy

Arlington Heights officials recommend Metropolis subsidy

During a night that included nearly three hours of debate, Arlington Heights trustees said at a recent meeting they were pleased with changes at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and recommended another subsidy for the financially troubled theater. After reviewing a new business plan and budget proposal for the theater, trustees voiced support for a $206,500 subsidy for the theater through Dec. 31. Among other measures, they also recommended that another $18,500 be placed in a special savings account that can only be tapped with advance approval from both theater and village officials. The recommendations, which have not yet been given final approval by the board, apply only to the...

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