The city of Biloxi and its baseball team have reached an agreement that resolves a lawsuit the city filed in December.
The city, on its website Thursday, announced it had reached an agreement with the Biloxi Shuckers over revenue from the video screen and naming rights to the field at MGM Park.
The city on Wednesday had settled its dispute with Overtime Sports its president, Tim Bennett, who is a part owner of the Shuckers.
The team’s owners have agreed to pay the city $50,000 received from video-screen advertising within the park during the 2015 and 2016 seasons.
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The city and the team also agreed to have a chancellor decide whether additional rent of $53,000 is due for the inaugural season. The team and the city disagree over whether the team was allowed to prorate the rent for the portion of the inaugural season when it could not occupy the stadium. Each side believes its position is supported by the contract.
The city and the team also agreed to return the field-naming rights to the city, and the Shuckers and Overtime Sports have agreed to help maximize revenue from the naming, which could offer the sponsor marketing exposure from the nationally televised Conference USA Tournament.
The city has published a request for proposals to name the field, which are due March 22.