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Man building packet boat replica suing city, others

by TSchmitt
Wed, Apr 11th 2012 11:50 am

What started as a seemingly positive announcement about a new attraction along the historic Erie Canal has become a sloppy mess.

Buffalo businessman Michael Weekes originally said he was building a replica packet boat and asked for local officials to give him some help ... 

Then, Weekes drew the ire of the Dale Association, which owns the building where he was working on the ship and they asked him to leave after they insist he wouldn't pay for electrical bills that would've amount less than $500 ...

Now Weekes is suing the city of Lockport, the Dale Association, a local promoter and the Niagara County Historical Society according to a story in the Buffalo News ...

Officials say Weekes never had a contract or even a formal proposal to the city ... 

 

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