Local governments battle each other and Six Flags over taxes

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2001 9:15 AM | Contributed by supermandl

Complicating the jurisdictional conflicts of Six Flags Worlds of Adventure, which resides in the City of Aurora and Bainbridge Township, while drawing traffic through the City of Solon, Aurora says the park is obligated to pay admission taxes on the entire park due to an existing agreement with the former Sea World of Ohio. Six Flags bought Sea World and combined it with Six Flags Ohio, forming one park.

Also at issue, for the city, township and neighboring Solon, is the widening of state route 43. All of these governments want a piece of the pie.

Read the story from The Plain Dealer.

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