Ark Encounter theme park gets 75% cut on property tax

Posted Monday, August 8, 2011 10:46 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The city of Williamstown in Grant County has agreed to give a biblically themed amusement park a property tax discount of 75 percent over the next 30 years. Mayor Rick Skinner said the offer is laid out in a memorandum of agreement that will be followed by a formal tax-increment financing deal with Petersburg-based Ark Encounters LLC in coming months.

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