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  • 1. The Casino ReferendumVote Yes on November 2<br />Clarke County Iowa A Can Do State of Mind<br />Bill Trickey, Executive Director, CCDC<br />
  • 2. Our Conversation Today:Vote Yes on November 2Impact on the local economy Dollars and JobsCommunity DevelopmentBusiness Retention<br />
  • 3. Opened in 2000<br />Currently has 400 employees<br />Has contributed $29,828,702 in cash to the local community<br />Has paid $109,400,000 to the State of Iowa<br />Since Opening has attracted 10,265,314 Patrons<br />Terrible’s Lakeside Casino<br />
  • 4. A Can Do State of People<br />High School Building Trades $40,000<br />Fun Stuff – Poker Runs, Concerts, Car Shows….<br />Clarke Schools $249,000 <br />Murray Schools $$79,832<br />SWCC $49,716<br />
  • 5. A Can Do State of Prosperity<br />Business Development &amp; Job Creation $711,492.84<br />
  • 6. A Can Do State of Place<br />Property Taxes $6,754,089<br />Fairgrounds $483,737.60<br />The Village $413,940.00<br />Small Wonders $149,530<br />OCMS $160, 948<br />
  • 7. Growth in Assessed Valuation in Clarke County<br />
  • 8. Taxable Retail Sales in Clarke County<br />
  • 9. Taxable Sales Comparison<br />
  • 10. Casino AttendanceSince Opening 10.3 Million Guests<br />2000 = first 6 months of operations<br />
  • 11. Pillars Grant Program – Over $5.7 Million in the last 10 Years to good projects<br />Leadership Academy<br />Reservoir Commission<br />Neighborhood Improvement Program<br />Demolition Grants<br />Home Buyer Grants<br />10 Gallons of Free Paint<br />High School Building Trades Program<br />Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program<br />Community Development<br />
  • 12. The Pillars Program Celebrates its 10th Anniversary<br />
  • 13. Casino Distribution to CCDCTotal 10 Yr Distribution $8.6 MillionTotal Pillars $5.7 Million<br />
  • 14. Various Fairgrounds Projects including the Events Center <br />Families First<br />Clarke Band Uniforms<br />Computers and Software for Clarke Community Schools<br />The Village Early Childhood Center<br />Small Wonders Day Care in Murray<br />Dollars for Scholars Murray and Clarke Community Schools<br />Fencing and surfacing for Tennis Courts<br />Acquisition of a new Band Trailer<br />High School Building Trades Program<br />SWCC Scholarship Foundation<br />Bleachers, Murray Football Field<br />Clarke Schools Concession Stand <br />Lights, Scoreboards and Concession Stands for the Baseball Field<br />De-fibulator for Murray Elementary Schools<br />Phone System for Murray Schools<br /> <br />Schools &amp; Youth Programs$1,898,582.08<br />
  • 15. Senior Center renovation<br />Hospital Physicians<br />Fire Protection Projects in Osceola, Woodburn, Murray, and Weldon<br />Animal Shelter<br />Southern Iowa Community Foundation<br />New Ambulance<br />Clarke County Leadership training<br />Clarke County Foundation<br />Paint the Town Red Projects<br />Food Pantry<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Community Development $1,817,815.17<br />
  • 16. E. Eddy Saylor Business Park<br />Southern Hills Winery<br />Osceola Chamber Mainstreet<br />South Central Iowa Regional Partnership<br />Southern Iowa Council Of Government<br />Business Plan Competition<br />Facade Grant Program<br />CCDC/OCMS Headquarters<br />Small Business Development Center<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Business Development &amp; Job Creation Projects $711,492.84<br />
  • 17. Train Depot Renovation <br />Airport Improvements<br />City Codes Position<br />Public Safety Projects<br />Murray City Hall Renovations<br />City of Woodburn street coatings<br />County Roads Equipment<br />Liberty Park Renovation<br />Clarke County Conservation<br />Clarke County Public Health<br />Entrance Signs<br />Water Tower repairs<br />Sheriff Department Computers<br />Clarke County GIS<br /> <br />Infrastructure Projects$902,903.03<br />
  • 18. The greatest source of new jobs and wealth creation is the retention of existing business<br />A Yes vote on November 2 insures the continued existence of this important economic impact in our community for another eight years. <br />Business Retention<br />
  • 19. City of Osceola $11,078,000<br />City of Murray $ 418,000<br />City of Woodburn $ 139,000<br />Clarke County $ 2,846,925<br />Property Taxes $ 6,754,089<br />CCDC $ 8,592,688<br />TOTAL $29,828,702<br />Annual Average $2.982 Million Dollars<br />10 Years of Casino Paymentsto Our Community<br />
  • 20. A Partial List of the Capital improvement projects implemented WITHOUT RAISING TAXES<br />Street Paving Projects<br />Clay Street and the I-35 Interchange <br />Clarke Street<br />Ayers Street<br />Jefferson Street<br />Ridge Street<br />Lake Street<br />Webster Street<br />Washington Street<br />Depot Renovation<br />Capital Equipment Purchases<br />Industrial Park Improvements<br />
  • 21. Capital Improvements have been made with no assessment made on adjoining property owners.<br />This year streets are being paved, a new Platform Fire Truck has been added and new Street Maintenance equipment purchased, all in a year when other communities are cutting services. <br />The Casino Funds Benefit the Residents of Clarke County Directly<br />
  • 22. Pillars<br />Murray Schools $79,832.00<br />Small Wonders $149,530.06<br />Dollars for Scholars $10,000.00<br />City of Murray $17.332.00<br />Murray Fire $24,562.00<br />Murray Fairgrounds $25,593.39<br />Murray Lions $19,282.00<br />Murray Flags $497.25<br />Total Pillars $326,628.70<br />Distribution from Osceola $ 418,000.00<br />Total Distribution to Murray $744,628.70<br />Murray Casino Receipts <br />
  • 23. Pillars<br />Booster Club $1,150.00<br />Christian Church $6,150.00<br />St. Mary’s Church $2,000.00<br />City of Woodburn $133,900.00<br />Total Pillars $143,200.00<br />Distribution from Osceola $139,000.00<br />Total Distribution to Woodburn $282,200.00<br />Woodburn Casino Receipts<br />
  • 24. The Community will lose 400 jobs<br />The Community will lose $2.9 million per year<br />The Community will not be able to hold another election for 8 years<br />During that time we will lose $23,862,961<br />If the Vote Fails the Casino will close its doors at midnight on March 31, 2011<br />
  • 25. VOTE YES ON November 2nd<br />

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