NYPA Press Release

Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Standing Committee to Meet May 20 for Announcement of Greenway Awards

For Immediate Release: 5/14/2020
Contact: Carol Sampson |
Carol.Sampson@NYPA.gov | (716) 842-3232


BUFFALO—The meeting for the Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee Announcement of Awards will be conducted via videoconference at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20.

For information on how to participate, contact Carol Sampson at (716) 842-3232.The meeting will be recorded and posted on the Committee web site.

The committee receives funds from New York Power Authority (NYPA) as part of the settlement agreement related to the 50-year federal 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. It is composed of one representative from Erie County, the City of Buffalo, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and NYPA.

More information on the committee can be found at: http://bit.ly/1XA6mTo.

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