Casino in Elk Grove gets green light

Casino in Elk Grove gets green light


CONTROVERSY.
TONI: KCRA 3’S LETICIA ORDAZ IS
LIVE IN ELK GROVE WITH MORE ON A
COMMUNITY MEETING HAPPENING
TONIGHT.
LETICIA: THE PLAN IS TO BUILD
THE CASINO NEAR THE UNFINISHED
OUTLET MALL.
THE WILTON RANCHERIA TRIBE KNOWS
THERE IS SOME OPPOSITION SO THEY
WILL BE HOLDING A COMMUNITY
MEETING TO LET EVERYONE KNOW
THEY PLAN TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR.
THE TRIBE ESTIMATES IT WILL COST
MORE THAN $400 MILLION TO BUILD
A 12-STORY RESORT WITH 302
ROOMS, 2,000 GAMING MACHINES,
AND A 30,000 SQUARE FOOT SPACE
FOR THINGS LIKE CONCERTS AND
SPORTING EVENTS.
TRIBE CHAIRMAN SAYS WILTON
RANCHERIA TURNED TO ELK GROVE
AFTER INITIAL PLANS TO DEVELOP
IN NEIGHBORING GALT FELL
THROUGH.
>>WHEN YOU LOOK AT ELK GROVE,
THE OVERCROSSING IS DONE, WATER
AND WASTE WATER CONNECTIONS AND
INFRASTRUCTURE IS ALREADY THERE
SO IT MADE IT KIND OF A
NO-BRAINER AT THAT POINT.
LETICIA:
THE COMMUNITY MEETING
IS TONIGHT FROM 5:30 UNTIL 7:00
AT THE EVENT CENTER ON ELM GROVE
BOULEVARD.
THE WILTON RANGER RIO TRIED SAYS
THE CASINO WILL GENERATE 2000
PERMANENT JOBS IN THE AREA AS
WELL AS 2000 CONSTRUCTION JOBS

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