Along with the support of this community, I believe that we finally have the right team working together to get the job done." "It is not going to be 'just' a hotel, it is going to be a multiple business venture with meeting rooms; and plenty of room for event businesses, like weddings, proms and other special events," said Trigger. "Envision that there will be a place to pick up sundries and gifts, a place to get your nails done or a day at the spa; a gymnasium on the 10th floor; a coffee shop and maybe even a lounge - it will be great to have a safe place to socialize." Clarence Holliman, former mayor, suggested that maybe some of the rooms be used for assisted-living clients. Laird responded that there is no steel frame in the hotel's structure, so the State of Texas cannot allow it to be used for that purpose. "The historical preservation of the Baker Hotel is of the utmost importance to this project. Certain standards must be met in the restoration project to be able to qualify for tax credits," said Laird. "How confident are you in the price of the restoration?" Ward 1 Councilman Thomas Lively from asked. Rawlings said that he was very confident, and that he has a 78-page budget proposal with all the details listed. "The total cost has a $56.2 million price tag and will take up to three years to complete," said Laird. Tuesday, the Mineral Wells City Council did approve placing the proposed tax proposition on the May ballot Councilwoman Tammy Underwood announced Tuesday evening at the county Republican Party meeting at Holiday Hills Country Club.