"I think the foremost question right now is, what do the Rays think? And the next question is, can we all sit down and have a conversation about their future here and also discuss the financing?"
Karen Seel, Pinellas County commissioner
"As a plan, it was interesting. The money is the bigger question. We ought to be talking. (I liked) the way he integrated it with other development. It provides opportunity to share costs."
Karl Nurse, St. Petersburg council member
"I thought it was great. I was very impressed. Now we just need the Rays to talk."
Jeff Danner, St. Petersburg council member
"Darryl put together an international all-star team. It's a great concept. Knowing Darryl, this is the tip of the iceberg. I hope the Rays will sign the 11th amendment. It's time for us to get out of the way and let the business people make things happen."
Jim Kennedy, St. Petersburg council member
"My first impression is that it is a world-class presentation. I hope it moves things forward."
Charlie Gerdes, St. Petersburg council member