Anaheim approves Disneyland tax deal, mayor is pissed

Posted Thursday, July 9, 2015 9:11 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The Anaheim City Council voted 3-2 to approve the deal, with the mayor being one of the votes against it. The deal puts off new admission taxes for 30 years.

Read more from The LA Times.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 8:42 PM
bjames's avatar

“This just shouldn’t happen,” a plainly angry Tait said around 12:45 a.m after more than five hours of debate and a conga-line of public speakers at the council meeting. *He added, "Screw them for being the city's largest employer and for drawing in so many tourists to spend money here. They totally owe the city for us allowing them to have a park here."*

He didn't really say that last part but isn't that what he seems to think? Entitlement.

Last edited by bjames, Thursday, July 9, 2015 8:45 PM

"The term is 'amusement park.' An old Earth name for a place where people could go to see and do all sorts of fascinating things." -Spock, Stardate 3025

Monday, July 13, 2015 1:54 PM

Anaheim's economy is based on the presence of Disneyland and the mayor surely knows that but I have a feeling he had to publicly vote against this to save face.


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