Arizona governor signs bill to help fund amusement park

Posted Thursday, May 5, 2005 9:24 AM | Contributed by supermandl

Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano gave the green light Wednesday to a special taxing district that could help a private investment group put theme parks and roller-coaster rides in west Phoenix and the northern Arizona city of Williams. The investment group must raise $500 million before bonds are issued.

Read more from The Arizona Republic.

Thursday, May 5, 2005 11:35 AM
janfrederick's avatar There you have's gonna be built under a dome....Thunderdome! ;)
Thursday, May 5, 2005 12:55 PM
Strange how in New Mexico and Arisona they help clear the way for parks and rides. Everywhere else you gotta pull teeth to do it or not get aproval at all. Like Waldameer.


Thursday, May 5, 2005 3:09 PM
Wouldn't that be expensive to maintain the dome? I used to live by the Silverdome (going to be destroyed next year) and they talked about deflating the roof to defray maintainance costs.
Thursday, May 5, 2005 5:02 PM
janfrederick's avatar Well, they don't have to worry about snow.
Sunday, May 8, 2005 10:30 AM
The way that I read the article, it sounds like only the waterpark is under a dome. I thought that indoor waterparks were built to allow people to use them during the frigid winters of the north. Apparantly, they are needed so that you can cool off in the oppressive heat of the desert too.

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