Anaheim's commitment to Disney investments

Today, Kris Murray sent out an e-mail blast touting that "a report confirms that city services are equally allocated to all neighborhoods with a strong commitment to capital investments in our most distressed communities."

Kris Murray as Veruca Salt

Kris Murray as Veruca Salt

But if you read the fine print, the report states that the report did exclude services provided to the Resort and projects and programs funded by restricted funds and special assessments.

Let's take a look at the rundown of investments that directly benefit Disney/Resort and compare those numbers to the City of Anaheim's overall investment in the rest of the city.


Anaheim Resort

$158 million GardenWalk Hotel subsidy

GardenWalk Hotel

GardenWalk Hotel

$319 million Disney streetcar system

Disney streetcard

Disney streetcard

$184 million ARTIC train station

ARTIC

ARTIC

$20 million Anaheim Convention Center Grand Plaza

Anaheim Convention Center Grand Plaza

Anaheim Convention Center Grand Plaza

TOTAL: $681 million


Anaheim Neighborhoods

$55.8 million from 2005-2012

$16.3 million in the next five years

TOTAL:  $72.1 million