WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – City leaders are sharing what they would do if they hit tonight's Powerball jackpot, which is estimated at $550 million.
Many said they would work to improve the Port City with all that extra dough.
Some are not giving up their dreams of building a ballpark.
"I would probably build a stadium on the Northern riverfront," said Councilman Charlie Rivenbark. "That's how much it meant to me."
You'll recall, in November, voters rejected a $37 million bond referendum that would have paid for the project.
Mayor Bill Saffo said, "I would probably want to do a nice park for the city, something downtown on the river."
When asked if he would revive plans for a baseball stadium, he said, "A baseball stadium wouldn't be bad either! If I had the money for it and I could afford to do it, I would do it too."
Councilwoman Margaret Haynes has different plans.
"I would buy the Dudley Mansion," she said. "Because it is such a beautiful building and it's our only real state historic, significant structure and the people put so much love and money into it. I would hate to see it go into disrepair again."
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