LOS ANGELES – With Boston out, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games.
The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to authorize Mayor Eric Garcetti to execute agreements related to the Olympic bid.
If approved, the U.S. Olympic Committee is expected to announce LA is the candidate.
Rome, Paris, Hamburg, Germany and Budapest, Hungary are already in the mix.
The USOC cut ties with Boston in July.
The International Olympic Committee will pick the host city in 2017.
Many financial details of the Los Angeles plan remain vague.
City analysts warn developing an Olympic Village could significantly exceed the projected $1 billion cost.