190812 City Tour 1
James Neiss/Staff Photographer
Lockport, NY - Brian Smith, director of planning development for the City of Lockport, says a few words before giving the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC), a tour of the city.
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Subject: **Media Advisory: WNYREDC to Hold Tour and Public Meeting in Lockport
Date: August 9, 2019 at 10:09:02 AM EDT
For Immediate Release: Friday, August 9, 2019
Pamm Lent (Governor’s Office) | email@example.com | (716) 846-8309
Laura Magee (ESD) | firstname.lastname@example.org | (716) 846-8239 | (800) 260-7313
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council to Hold Tour and Public Meeting in Lockport
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) is chaired by SolEpoxy President Jeff Belt. The region is composed of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties.
What: A tour of Lockport and public meeting of the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC). The tour of downtown Lockport will highlight REDC investments in projects planned and underway, as well as projects to be supported by the city’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) award. Discussions at the REDC meeting will include an update on Lockport’s DRI Round 3 projects, the CFA Round 9 process, Workforce Development Initiative, and talent attraction and retention efforts in WNY.
Who: Members of the WNYREDC. All individuals, businesses, organizations, labor representatives and university representatives from the Western New York Region are welcome to attend the public meeting.
Where: Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises
210 Market Street
Lockport, NY 14094
**Free parking is available adjacent to the facility.
When: Monday, August 12, 2019
10 a.m. to noon: Tour of Downtown Lockport (open to press and REDC only)
1 to 2 p.m.: REDC meeting
For more information about the CFA process and Regional Council initiative, please visit http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/