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Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee meeting, agenda announced

by jmaloni


Wed, Feb 18th 2015 03:10 pm

The next meeting of the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee will be held at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Larkin at Exchange, 726 Exchange St., Suite 525, Buffalo. The meeting is open to the public.

The meeting agenda includes sponsor presentation on proposals under consideration for this round of funding.

The committee is composed of one representative from Erie County, the City of Buffalo, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and the New York Power Authority. All applications for consideration at the meeting were submitted by the deadline Jan. 26 and are listed below.

Project Application Listing and Sponsor

•Cazenovia Community Boating Center phase three - Francis Folsom Cleveland Fair Weather Inlet: Cazenovia Community Resource Center

•Niagara River & Erie Canal Signage Expansion Project: The Historical Society of the Tonawandas Inc.

•Intermodal Transit Hub: City of Tonawanda

•Riverside Park - South Loop Trail Project: Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

•Cazenovia Park - Shoreline and Trail Rehabilitation Project: Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

•Delaware Park - Scajaquada Trail - Point of the Meadow Project: Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

•Revitalization & Waterfront Access Enhancement Strategy - Erie County Park and Trail System along the Niagara: County of Erie

•Tribute Garden Enhancement and Beautification Project: County of Erie

•Black Rock Canal Park Improvements - phase three: County of Erie

•LaSalle Park Improvements: City of Buffalo

•Buffalo River Fest Park Comfort Station and Signage, Cameras: Valley Community Association Inc.

•South Buffalo Lighthouse Restoration and Reuse Project: Buffalo Lighthouse Association Inc.

Guidelines and instructions for projects seeking funding from the committee are posted at niagara.nypa.gov. Project submission questions should be directed to Carol Jasen Sampson, community relations representative, NYPA, at [email protected].

The Buffalo and Erie County Standing Committee receives funds from the Power Authority as part of a settlement agreement related to the 50-year license received by NYPA for the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant in 2007. The committee will receive $2 million a year during the license term.

For more information, visit www.nypa.gov.

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