Commissioners Vote To Create Port Authority

Posted on May 13, 2011

Erie County Commissioners voted at their May 12 meeting to create the Erie County Port Authority. This Authority will become an important tool aiding the county's economic development. It will be able to finance important projects cost-effectively. The legislation includes two key restrictions: The Board will NOT have eminent domain nor taxing authority. Next up: the Commissioners will select a five-member Board that will oversee the Port Authority's operations.

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