Remember to use the Olympics as a line to get your foot in the door.
Also remind them that a track can keep kids out of trouble and off drugs.
Nutrition and Exercise. This gives residents one more option for exercise.
You can give the city the option to run the snack bar to raise money for local youth programs.
You can contact local bike shops in advance and see if they will attend a meeting with the Elks or Parks and Rec dept.
You can mention that if the track is built good enough it can hold a large National event and bring in tourist dollars.