Officials with Fruitport Township, Muskegon County and the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians have agreed to establish escrow accounts to help pay for preliminary expenses for a proposed casino. The agreement calls for escrow accounts up to $50,000 for Fruitport Township and $30,000 for Muskegon County. The money in the accounts, paid by the tribe, is designed to offset the township’s attorney and engineering fees and the county’s attorney fees while negotiating a municipal services agreement.
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