GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) - There's a greater effort Wednesday night to stop a swingersconvention from coming to a Grand Island hotel.
For the next four days, the Holiday Inn on Grand Island will beclosed to the general public so a swingers convention can takeplace. They have booked the hotel for the entire weekend.
Wednesday, the town attorney looked at whether or not any of theactivities would violate town zoning codes.
Attorneys have contacted hotel management, and they have beenassured that any questionable activities will be off the agendathis weekend, so all the town codes will be complied with.
"There's a law for example that says you cannot have bodypainting unless it's for children, so you know you can paint yourface at a carnival or something, but you can't do it in an adultentertainment environment," said Grand Island Supervisor PeterMcMahon.
Scott Zeplowitz, Holiday Inn General Manager, said, "There'snothing that is going on in the hotel that would not comply withany codes."
News 4 understands the State Liquor Authority was at the HolidayInn to make sure they were in compliance. Also, according to thetown supervisor the health department will be inspecting the hotelfirst thing on Monday.
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