Cedar Rapids council OKs option agreement with potential casino developers

Opponents cite gaming concerns, but council members focus on development of city-owned real estate

Cedar Rapids Cedar Crossing casino rendering
A rendering of the proposed Cedar Crossing casino project. CREDIT PENINSULA PACIFIC ENTERTAINMENT
The Cedar Rapids City Council voted July 11 to approve an option agreement for the purchase and redevelopment of city-owned property for a potential casino. The council voted 7-1 to approve the agreement, with council member Ashley Vanorny casting the lone vote in opposition. Council member Scott Olson was absent. The measure formalizes terms of […]
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