The new York County Jail, opening soon, was
designed before a large casino resort was proposed for this County.Its future capacity should be
re-analyzed based upon experiences of other similarly-sized resort casinos.
SMRPC could administer a regional grant or
revolving loan fund for projects to mitigate impacts from the casino,
unforeseen during the approval process.Other states have set up such a mechanism funded by a percentage of
This structure could be in the form of a
foundation, development district, regional authority, or any other entity
supported by an interlocal agreement.