The next meeting of the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, via Zoom. To join the meeting, call 1-646-931-3860 followed by meeting ID 882 2440 0660# and passcode 174740#. The meeting can also be joined via Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88224400660?pwd=bjlFRDZ4aGk5VnpYSzcwZkxEa0pSZz09. The meeting is open to the public.
The meeting agenda includes establishment of the 2023 grant schedule for applicants who are seeking Greenway project funding in the current round of requests.
The Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee receives funds from the New York Power Authority as part of the settlement agreement related to the federal relicensing for the Niagara Power Project in 2007. During the 50-year term of the license, the committee will receive $2 million a year. It is composed of one representative from Erie County, the City of Buffalo, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and NYPA.