City Manager, Larry Arft, is preparing to brief the council at a special, closed session, Monday night. Arft says if a new casino application is submitted, there would need to be a new intergovernmental agreement worked out.

The original Chippewa tribes involved, the St. Croix and Bad River bands, and now the Ho Chunk, are currently negotiating their relationship in a possible new application.

Arft says the city is "cautiously optimistic as this process continues to creep forward that this will end up being a stronger application than the original."

The council is not scheduled to reconvene after the special meeting and no announcements are expected. does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

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