Salamanca to Get $12M in Senaca Revenue-Sharing Case

Salamanca is getting $12 million from that Seneca arbitration ruling
It’s retroactive revenue sharing payments as a result of the Seneca Nation arbitration decision where New York won a challenge to the Senecas’ claim that revenue-sharing payments to the state should be over. The Seneca Nation could still appeal the arbitration decision in federal court in Buffalo. More than $50 million a year in state revenue sharing payments from the casinos were going to 16 Western New York counties.
Tonight the Olean Local Development Corporation will meet to help the city apply for a Community Development Block Grant for the olean gateway. The city’s looking for $450,000 from the program
A spring groundbreaking is planned on a 90-room Hampton Inn and Suites,that’ll give 24 people full-time jobs and 11 part-time workers. A spring 2018 groundbreaking was originally set on the 8-acre site, which was part of a 68-acre parcel acquired in 2013 from ExxonMobil.