Smart Growth the group, not the planning theory. ;) LUSJ reported.
The long legal ordeal between Lockport Smart Growth, the Town of Lockport and Walmart may finally have come to an end.Upwards and onwards....?
The state’s Court of Appeals denied an appeal by Smart Growth, the name by which local opponents of a Walmart supercenter are known. The court handed down its decision Tuesday, defeating a pair of motions made by Smart Growth.
The Buffalo News also reported.
In the wake of the latest court decision, Seaman said the town hopes Walmart can begin construction this year.
A Walmart spokesman said the company hopes to start construction in late summer or early fall.
“There are still, however, some outstanding issues with the current owner of the property,” Philip Serghini said in an e-mail, “which, if not resolved, could extend that timeline.”