A partnership between Hard Rock International and the Tejon Tribe to develop a hotel and casino recently took a significant step forward. California Gov. Gavin Newsom must now approve hard rock casino bakersfield completion date BIA decision. If he does, the Department of Interior can take the land into trust. The proposed project has been in various stages of approval since A big hurdle was cleared when Kern County Supervisors approved a government-to-government agreement by a vote in — the same year Hard Rock came onboard.

Escobedo also thanked the Seminole Tribe, who is the parent entity of Hard Rock International, as well as federal officials and local supporters. Plans call for an hard rock casino bakersfield completion date hotel with rooms and a ,square foot gaming floor. There would be convention and meeting space, an event center, restaurants, an RV park and tribal offices. The development would be built on 52 acres of a acre parcel the tribe owns in Mettler. The project is expected to generate thousands of temporary and permanent jobs.

As of press time there was no specific timeline for construction or a predicted opening date. The Tejon Tribe was federally recognized in and today has approximately 1, members, the majority of which visit web page in the Bakersfield area. According to the tribe, its ancestors lived in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, along the southern tip of the San Joaquin Valley, and they hard rock casino bakersfield completion date known as the Kitanemuk people.

Since the s, most of its tribal members moved to Bakersfield, where Tejon descendants remain. Click here for more information on the project. Rendering courtesy Hard Rock A partnership between Hard Rock Hard rock casino bakersfield completion date and the Tejon Tribe to develop a hotel and casino recently took a significant step forward.

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