The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the authority’s executive offices at 744 10th St.
January 6, 2014 - 12:39 PM
January 1, 2014 - 7:15 PM
The 155-page contract among the City of Niagara Falls, USA Niagara Development and the Hamister Group outlines the duties and deadlines to make the $25.3 million project happen.
A copy of the agreement was obtained by The Buffalo News through a request to the city under the Freedom of Information Law.
Here's the deal:
January 1, 2014 - 11:16 AM
Councilman Charles A. Walker has been unanimously elected as chairman of the Niagara Falls City Council.
Walker was the only Council member to be nominated.
December 30, 2013 - 9:21 AM
The three Niagara Falls City Council members elected in November will take the oath of office at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Council Chambers.
Incumbents Kristen M. Grandinetti and Charles A. Walker and newcomer Andrew P. Touma will be sworn in by City Court Judges Angelo Morinello and Diane Vitello.
Once the oaths are taken, the Council will elect a chairperson and adopt the schedule of meetings for the year.
December 23, 2013 - 10:00 PM
The City Council tonight tabled a proposed agreement with One Niagara LLC over back taxes and assessment challenges.
Here's the memo from Corporation Counsel Craig Johnson and Assessor James Bird, who recommended lawmakers make the settlement:
December 15, 2013 - 8:00 AM
The board of directors of USA Niagara Development Corp. will meet at 3 p.m. Monday in the organization's offices on the seventh floor of the Giacomo, 222 First St.
The Niagara Frontier State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Porter/DeVeaux Room at the Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center, 101 Old Falls St.
December 2, 2013 - 9:37 AM
Updated 10:54 a.m. Dec. 3
The board of trustees of Niagara Falls Public Library will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the library, 1425 Main St.
The Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Room 117 in City Hall, 745 Main St.
November 21, 2013 - 1:50 PM
The Niagara Falls City Council has called a meeting for 4:30 p.m. Monday to discuss potential changes to the mayor's proposed spending plan for 2014.
What those changes might be have yet to be disclosed by the Council. The proposed amendments "are being prepared" and copies will be made available to the press at the meeting, said Kevin Ormsby, the Council's secretary.
November 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM
Updated 10:46 a.m.
The Niagara Falls Public Library board of trustees was scheduled to meet Wednesday. The meeting has been postponed until Dec. 4.
The Niagara Falls Water Board will hold a work session at 5 p.m. Thursday at the municipal water plant, 5815 Buffalo Ave.
The Niagara Falls School Board will hold an agenda review session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the district’s central office, 630 66th St. The board’s regular meeting will follow at 7.
November 14, 2013 - 9:16 AM
Earlier this week, Mayor Paul A. Dyster told the City Council a development agreement with the Hamister Group for a $25 million downtown hotel, apartment and retail project could be signed as soon as Friday.
Attorneys are still in the process of finalizing the contract, and "nothing new" compared to what was presented two months ago has appeared as the sides continue to work, Dyster told lawmakers.
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Aaron Besecker joined The Buffalo News in 2007, where he has covered communities in Western New York as a beat reporter, multimedia journalist and assistant online editor. A Buffalo native, he began his career in journalism at the Niagara Gazette.