"The vote will be advisory in nature, giving county commissioners the voters' direction on how to handle issues concerning the Manistee-based Little River Band of Ottawa Indians attempt to place its second casino at the former Great Lakes Downs horse-racing track in Fruitport Township.
"The casino advisory vote was proposed by county board Chairman James Derezinski in response to a citizen group forming in light of a previous casino resolution of support by the county board.
"...County officials indicated that a public vote for the casino would not
insure the tribe the successful development of a Muskegon County Indian
Return to Michigan Casinos.