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NYPA Greenway Fund to Hold Open Meeting to Review Projects Submitted for Funding.
NYPA Greenway Fund to Hold Open Meeting to Review Projects Submitted for Funding.

The Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 1, at 4:30 p.m. at the Marcy Casino, Hoyt Lake at Delaware Park in Buffalo. The meeting is open to the public and the agenda will include the review of projects that have been submitted for funding.

Representatives for each project will be given the opportunity to make a short presentation, however, there will not be any funding decisions made at the meeting. Funding will be announced at a future meeting, currently scheduled for March 29, 2011.

The projects scheduled to be reviewed include:

Town of Grand Island: Scenic Woods—Bicentennial Park Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservacy: Riverside Park—River Rock Gardens Rehabilitation Project
City of Buffalo: Tifft Street Pier  
Friends of the Cotter: Fireboat Edward M. Cotter Restoration and Preservation Project Fenian Marker Committee: Fenian Invasion Marker City of Tonawanda: Adaptive Paddle sports Launch System Northwest Buffalo Community Development Center: Black Rock Heritage Trail War of 1812 Project Erie County: Black Rock Canal Park Improvements.
Valley Community Association: River Fest Park Phase II.

The committee has approved 12 projects to date, committing more than $6 million to the establishment of the Niagara River Greenway in Erie County.

The committee is composed of one representative from Erie County, City of Buffalo, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and the New York Power Authority (NYPA).

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

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