Made in America costs to Philly still not public

The final figures on costs of the Made in America Festival to Philadelphia still have not been made public, but Mayor Michael Nutter thinks the city made out OK.

Nutter says as the city totals up the costs of the Labor Day Weekend festival, he’s not surprised it’s taking so long.

“I wouldn’t characterize it as a delay,” Nutter said Tuesday. “I think you may recall when we started talking about this we said more than likely the tail end of this month. A lot of people worked a lot of things that we want to check we make sure that we have all of our details right.”

Nutter says the concert promoter paid a fee and will be picking up all the city’s costs for the event.”That’s the way the contract was written, yeah,” he said.

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The mayor says the report on event costs will be ready “soon.”

“You will get all the information that will answer all your questions very shortly,” he said.

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