Branson Landing Master Lease (Full Document)

The document posted above was requested in 2005 by former Taney County Commissioner Ron Herschend. The request was denied.

Years later elements of the document have come into question.

As court action questioning the validity of the title re-enters the 38th Circuit court; elements of the master lease will face increased scrutiny.

A primary concern is whether the City of Branson had the capacity to enter into a contract with HCW.  If Branson didn't have the capacity to enter into the contract what does that mean for tenants ?

On the other hand, if the City of Branson did have the capacity to enter into the contract then Empire District Electric owns a great deal of land not reported to the State of Missouri which isn't being considered when rates are set...more to come...