The Lubbock City Council voted in favor of building a $6.7 million
Those in favor of the center say it is a great way to attract visitors. They say it may entice travelers to spend money shopping and dining in
The visitor's center will be funded by hotel tax revenue.
City council also voted in favor of the Sex Offender Ordinance which targets sex offenders convicted of crimes involving a minor. The ordinance calls for such sex offenders to live at least 1,000 feet away from places kids gather. The ordinance will have to go through one more vote.