|By Mark Scheer, Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Gabriele indicated that he would expect board members to take into account all aspects of the project before deciding whether or not to accept the application from Geise's firm, as it would any other project.
"Our board will take a look at everything in totality, including the project and the person submitting the application," Gabriele said.
He pleaded guilty
As a result of his guilty plea, Geise agreed to pay back
Geise, who attended Wednesday's NCIDA board meeting to discuss elements of his
"I'm putting it all behind me," Geise said.
Geise is planning to remove an adjacent municipal parking garage as part of the
"We're trying to promote different products from the area and to take time giving people that are there at the bridge itself more to do than just watching the locks open and close," Geise said.
Geise's firm is seeking a 5-year Opportunity Zone PILOT through the NCIDA. The deal would allow
The company's application indicates that the project will result in the creation of 20 full-time jobs, offering a payroll of
The board voted to set a public hearing date for the project application for
"It's a great project for our city," Tucker said. "We're excited about it."
(c)2013 the Niagara Gazette (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)
Visit the Niagara Gazette (Niagara Falls, N.Y.) at www.niagara-gazette.com
Distributed by MCT Information Services