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June 18, 2015 - 4:37pm

GCEDC to hold public hearings for two projects - hotel at the Downs, plus offices

Press release:

The Board of Directors of the Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) has scheduled public hearings on June 22 and June 23 for project applications submitted by ADK Hospitality, LLC, and Manning Squires Henning Co., Inc. The public hearings are required because both projects have applied for incentives totaling more than $100,000 from the GCEDC.

A public hearing for ADK Hospitality will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 22 at Batavia Town Hall. The company is proposing to build an 82-room hotel connected to Batavia Down’s gaming facility. ADK Hospitality is seeking an estimated $638,193 in sales tax, mortgage tax and property tax exemptions. The planned capital investment is approximately $5.49 million.

A public hearing for Manning Squires Hennig Co. will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, at Batavia Town Hall. The company is proposing to expand its corporate offices and maintenance facilities in the Town of Batavia by up to 5,000 square foot. Manning Squires Hennig Co. is seeking an estimated $170,556 in incentives.

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lol... public hearing..... must be part of the formality...... I will bet you a dollar the corporate beggars will get every penny in tax breaks they ask for......come on now, has the gcedc ever said no to the corporate panhandlers ? if these companies need capital then do what the taxpayer does, go to the bank and take out a loan. the part that makes me sick is the company big wigs drive around in fancy cars wearing a three piece suit. driving that car to the nice big house, all light up at night, inground pool, concrete driveway, the whole shabang. then ask me to help support his business. NO NO and NO.

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