New York: New Sands casino lease gets hearing before Nassau Planning Commission

New York: New Sands casino lease gets hearing before Nassau Planning Commission

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  • Candice Ferrette, Newsday
June 17, 2024 9:08 PM

The Nassau County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday to discuss transferring the Coliseum lease to Las Vegas Sands, signaling a restart of the county approval process that a state Supreme Court justice ordered last year.

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The hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Franklin Avenue in Mineola. The hearing also will be streamed live on the commission’s homepage.

According to the commission’s agenda, posted online, the hearing “will introduce, discuss, and receive public comment” regarding a proposed lease between the county and Sands.

Sands has proposed a $6 billion casino-resort on the 72-acre county-owned property in Uniondale.