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February 21, 2013

Lockport Recycling permit OK'd


Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Also, Tucker announced a batch of appointments to the planning board and the newly revived bed tax committee.

On the planning board, Terry K. Harmon of Regent Street is taking over for Howard Luff, who’s resigning as of March 1. Jeff Tracy of Cherry Street will take the seat being vacated by Brian Bower. Linda S. Roth of Locust Street is taking the seat vacated last fall by Michael Worthington.

The bed tax committee is composed of: Patrick Schrader, 4th Ward alderman; Scott Cain, Greater Lockport Development Corporation board member; R. Charles Bell representing the Tourism Task Force; Keith McNall, 13th District Niagara County legislator; and Heather Peck, Lockport Main Street Inc. project manager.

The committee was reestablished by the Council earlier this month to review an application from the Flight of Five Winery for a $50,000 grant from a city bed tax-fed community and economic development fund.

The fund presently contains about $50,000. It’s been taking about $7,500 a year since 2002 and hasn’t been tapped in years, according to Bell, who is also the city’s director of planning and


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