School district officials say the stadium needs $1.5 million in upgrades, including a new electrical system, lights and roof.
The agency's decision restores access to more than $6.1 million in funds suspended over unresolved compliance issues with Kokomo’s baseball stadium project.
The lawsuit, which was filed in the Marion County Environmental Court, seeks to allow the city to continue construction on the Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
SB 100 gives the Indiana Department of Homeland Security the ability to issue a cease-and-desist order in certain circumstances.
Kokomo has received approval from the DNR on a flood mitigation plan, even as it seeks to resolve a dispute with FEMA regarding similar issues.
If it passes, the proposal would authorize the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to issue a cease-and-desist order to stop work on the project.
The building, which includes 39 apartment and a 280-car parking garage is on track to be complete next month.
The unnamed team will be the third Prospect League team in Indiana including the Richmond RiverRats and the Terre Haute Rex.
The city of Kokomo is using the stadium to attract new investment and assist in flood mitigation.