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Alderman says Lockport doesn't need to sponsor concerts

by TSchmitt
Tue, Sep 6th 2011 08:44 am

Although they've helped to draw thousands of people downtown, one alderman is questioning whether the city of Lockport needs to keep funding free concerts.

With a first version of the city's budget coming to light this week, Andrew Chapman told the Union Sun & Journal that he thinks the city should try to charge a small fee to recover any costs it incurs.

Chapman said there's no proof that downtown businesses benefit from the series.

 

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