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Public comment period opens for Greenway Projects in Lewiston, Niagara Falls, Erie County

by jmaloni


Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 07:00 am

The Niagara River Greenway Commission announced today the public comment period has opened for the 44th round of projects, which will be considered at the group's May 19 meeting.

Projects are currently posted at www.niagaragreenway.org. Public comment will be accepted until May 1. Send them to [email protected] or via hard copy to the Greenway Commission: P.O. Box 1132, Niagara Falls, NY 14303.

Projects to be considered for consistency review are:

  • City of Niagara Falls - Hyde Park shoreline and upland improvements
  • City of Niagara Falls - Niagara Riverview Trail improvements, 53rd Street node
  • Town of Lewiston - Kiwanis Park courts restoration
  • Town of Lewiston - Colonial Village Park playground project
  • Erie County - Amos Sangster and Annie Crawford Memorial markers

The Niagara River Greenway Commission will review these projects to determine their consistency in relation to the award-winning Niagara River Greenway Plan. It is then the responsibility of the project sponsors to pursue funding in order to complete the projects. Funding requests can be made through local, state and federal agencies, foundations and Greenway standing committees.

The Niagara River Greenway Commission is a public benefit corporation established by Chapter 460 of the laws of 2004. It is charged with the planning and development of a greenway of interconnected parks, river access points and waterfront trails along the Niagara River from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario at the site of Fort Niagara. Visit www.niagaragreenway.org to learn more.

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