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Tucker thinks Lockport should sign concert series to 3-year deal

by TSchmitt
Wed, Mar 14th 2012 09:29 am

 With other cities looking to add something similar to the Canal Concerts series, Lockport mayor Michael Tucker thinks the city should lock up the popular events for at least three more years.

That said, Tucker noted that if the city needs to lay people off to keep the series in the future, he'd suggest ending the commitment the city makes.

The current arrangement with promoter Kathy Paradowski has the city picking up a tab of more than $120,000 for stage rental, police protection and other amenities, but many people believe the investment has spurred growth in the downtown corridor.

The topic is likely to surface during the next council meeting before the city would present the proposal to Paradowski ...



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