The debate over Miami Freedom Park, the plan to build a $1 billion retail, hotel and Major League Soccer stadium complex on Miami’s only city-owned golf course, is expected to climax Oct. 24 when commissioners consider a lease that would allow the redevelopment but that city administrators say might not be in any shape to vote on.

At the same time, the commission could consider opening up Melreese golf course to any willing bidders.

Matias J. Ocner / Miami Herald

The Melreese golf course that could house David Beckham's soccer stadium will reopen, according to the City of Miami.