Missouri: Lake Ozark aldermen vote to take no action on Osage casino resolution

Missouri: Lake Ozark aldermen vote to take no action on Osage casino resolution

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  • Marina Silva, KYTV-TV
June 14, 2023 7:57 PM

The Lake Ozark Board of Aldermen voted to take no action on a resolution supporting Osage Nation Casino during their meeting Tuesday evening.

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The vote was tied, with Mayor Dennis Newberry giving the tie-breaking vote. Board members can develop a new resolution to bring before the board.

“There is a resolution that the Board reviewed at their last meeting that identifies support for the Osage Nation’s project, as well as giving staff that directive to have ongoing conversations with them and the planning process, said Harrison Fry, City Administrator.

It’s not the first time the city discussed it. A few months ago, Mayor Dennis Newberry went to Jefferson City on behalf of the city to back resolutions that would make gambling here legal.