Governor DeSantis Visiting Reedy Creek Fire Station Today to Sign Takeover Legislation Into Law

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will be at Reedy Creek Fire Station this morning, Greg Angel with Spectrum News 13 Tweeted.

DeSantis will be signing legislation into law allowing the Florida government to take over Reedy Creek Improvement District. The legislation passed the Florida House of Representatives and Senate earlier this month. DeSantis’ press conference is being livestreamed online here.

Walt Disney World President Jeff Vahle said they are “ready to work” with the government as they take control of Reedy Creek.

House Bill 9B will rename the district the Central Florida Tourism Oversight Board and consist of a board appointed only by the governor of Florida residents who cannot have worked in the theme park industry within three years. It will no longer dissolve the district on June 1, 2023. Walt Disney World will no longer lose their tax exemptions.

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