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Poarch Creeks sign agreement for fire service at $250M casino

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Ongoing construction at the Creek Casino Wetumpka in Alabama. Photo from Facebook

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama has reached an agreement for fire services at its $250 million casino.

The tribe will make a one-time payment of $920,000 to the city of Wetumpka. The deal also calls for $850,000 a year for three years for fire service and protection at the Wind Creek Wetumpka for a total of $1.97 million in the first year.

The casino will open to the public on December 17.

Get the Story:
Contract with casino will fund Wetumpka Fire Dept. (WSFA 12/3)
City to receive $1.97 million from PCI (The Wetumpka Herald 12/4)

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