Kalispell Board Supports Casino
As reported by the Daily Inter Lake News: "How close should casinos be to Kalispell's parks, schools and churches? "The Kalispell Planning Board wrestled Tuesday with two aspects of that question, deciding to recommend that the City Council: "-Keep the current legal 300-foot buffer and have the city staff explore creating exemptions if a four-lane highway, river, airport or other barriers are located between a casino and a church, park or school. "-Set up a planned-unit-development zone at the old Montana National Guard armory to allow a Hilton Garden hotel-conference-restaurant-casino complex to be built there.
".Both recommendations have an intertwined history with the Hilton Garden project.
"The city is seriously considering selling the 3.4-acre armory site to an Ohio development company, Gateway Hospitality Group, for $1.216 million."