Wantagh S.D. eyes tax revenue from Trump on the Ocean

Donald Trump's new catering hall at Jones Beach is expected to bring in a lot of revenue and a nearby school district is asking for

WANTAGH - Donald Trump's new catering hall at Jones Beach is expected to bring in a lot of revenue and a nearby school district is asking for its fair share. The Wantagh School District has reached out to Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying it wants in on the financial benefits of Trump on the Ocean. The 38,560-square foot project will be located at the Central Mall boardwalk at Jones Beach.The new superintendent for the district sent out a letter to Cuomo and the New York State Parks Department asking for their help to receive revenue. The superintendent says that any way that it can help alleviate the tax burden on taxpayers in Wantagh should be considered. A rep for Trump says it is too early to comment on how the situation will pan out. Trump, NYS Parks Dept. strike deal on controversial projectSources: Trump, NYS Parks Dept. near deal on controversial projectRally held to dig Trump on the Ocean project out of the sand

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