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November 24, 2012

Niagara County budget up for review

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Tonawanda News — Niagara Envelope is affiliated with Matrix Printing Solutions of Wheatfield, which will be the envelope maker’s primary customer at startup, Olivero said.

• OK’d a casino cash grant of $17,533 to the Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce, to fund its new “Shop Niagara” marketing program. The chamber will spend the money on promotional events, advertising campaigns, incentives and online promotions to encourage patronage of local small businesses after the holidays, in conjunction with 20 business associations around the county, according to the approving resolution.

With the grant, the county’s casino fund — proceeds from the cut of Seneca Niagara Casino profits that the county used to receive, until the state law was changed in 2009 — is nearly exhausted, resolutions sponsors noted.

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