Southern tier mayors highlight new development at business luncheon

It was their turn to shine.

Niagara's Southern tier mayors using a meeting with local business leaders to highlight the positives in their community

Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop promoting the proposed Canadian Motor Speedway and revitalization of Bay Beach during the luncheon at the Scotia Bank Convention Centre yesterday.

Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati discussed the new 5-7 thousand seat entertainment centre to be built in his city.

Diodati says the bids will close in March and an announcement on who wins the contract will come in May.

Thorold's mayor Ted Luciani promoting his city's re-energized downtown, Port Colborne's mayor John Maloney new housing construction and Wainfleet Mayor April Jeffs efforts to improve beachfront access.

Welland Mayor Frank Campion did not attend citing a busy schedule.