I could be wrong, but I thought that was the purpose of Reedy Creek - it gave Disney power to do a lot of things without a lot of the usual red tape because as the owner of the Reedy Creek "government", Disney is basically the only entity allowed to vote on anything that occurs within it's boundaries. I also believe the current WDW fire department is one of the results of all this, they operate separate from the Orange and Osecola County FD's.
posted by HauntedGabe.
The major down fall of the Epcot idea was and still is, we are a nation run by governments. Basically an Epcot could never be what was dreamed because schools, fire departments and municipalities are governed by state and federal laws. You cannot just create a new school district 'cause Walt wanted to....