After fire destroyed part of the factory in 2011, For Bare Feet moved its operations to Martinsville and gave the old site to the Brown County commissioners.
Mayor Kristin Brown says she accepts the city council's decision to keep the loan taken for a sports complex but does not agree with the decision.
Columbus Mayor Kristen Brown proposed a plan to eliminate the city's trash fee, but city council members are questioning some details of the plan.
Money intended to fund a sports complex in Columbus is being directed to other city projects.
Earlier this month, the project also lost the financial backing of the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation.
Mayor Kristen Brown campaigned, in part, on a platform of eliminating the sports complex.
Delays in the project, a pending court case against it and changes in city administration all play into the change of heart.