Schools want gaming tax dollars from new casino
Published: November 11,2011
NATCHEZ — The Natchez-Adams School District wants to jump on board with the city and county to receive gaming tax dollars from a proposed new casino.
The Natchez Democrat reports interim superintendent Joyce Johnson asked the school board at yesterday’s meeting to allow the board attorney to discuss with the Natchez Board of Aldermen if the district could have a share of the revenues.
The city receives 3.2 percent of gaming revenues from the Isle of Capri casino as part of a tax agreement, which was developed with local-private legislation.
Attorney Bruce Kuehnle says Adams County receives a third of those revenues from the city, but the school district receives none.
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