Ed Hart back with a $40 million proposal to reopen Kentucky Kingdom

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2012 11:22 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Three prominent Louisville business leaders have joined former Kentucky Kingdom operator Ed Hart in a new $40 million proposal to reopen the abandoned amusement park in 2014. The proposal to the Kentucky State Fair Board is a second try by Hart to reopen the park. His group’s new bid seeks no state funding, except for tourism tax credits, which allow developers to recover a share of their investment by letting them keep some sales tax revenue the project generates.

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