Could a new scoreboard at Everbank Field be the answer to filling up seats at the stadium? Mayor Alvin Brown thinks so... The city is contributing 43 million dollars to stadium improvements - and the Jaguars are adding about 20 million more. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem was there for the announcement and spoke to the Mayor as well as the Jags President. 3 00-0833-39113-116The City of Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Jaguars have tentatively agreed on a plan to fiance new scoreboards and other stadium improvements at Everbank Field.The Jaguars will contribute an estimated $20 million dollars and the city will give about $43 million dollars toward improvements.The money from the city originates through existing revenue sources- the Mayor says it will not affect the general budget fund.The revenue comes from a two percent charge on hotel guests that has been set aside for the stadium.The President of the Jaguars is looking forward to the upgrades...MARK LAMPING, JAGUARS PRES 49:19 Well it's just one more step to have a very solid financial franchise here in Jacksonville. We're talked about the things we need to address. We need to make sure the game day experience is as good as it possibly can be.We need to grow our local revenue. We need to make sure the fans feel comfortable when they come to the sports complex.) Enhancements include the following: New scoreboards in each zone, with large dimensions A new scoreboard control room A new platform in the north end zone where you can purchase food and drinks The Mayor hopes these improvements will do more then just help the Jags- but also allow Everbank to host more games...MAYOR ALVIN BROWN 47:28 Well part of it upgrading our facilities and making sure that we're competitive in the marketplace and not just for the Jaguars, for the Gator Bowl, the Florida-Georgia game for everything we want to do at Everbank Field and we made that commitment.If the funding plan is approved by council, construction will begin in January 2014 and finish by mid July 2014.AM C4 TLS.