Niagara River Greenway Commission

Beaver Island State Park 2136 West Oakfield Road Grand Island, New York 14072 www.niagaragreenway.org Rob Belue. Executive Director (716) 773-5361. Fax:(716) 773-5392 rob.belue@oprhp.state.ny.us.

For Immediate Release:

Friday, January 9, 2009


WHO: Niagara River Greenway Commission (NRGC)

WHAT: Two (2) Niagara River Greenway Commission Meetings

  1. 1. NRGC Executive Committee

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 2:00 p.m.

Beaver Island State Park Office, Grand Island

2. NRGC General Meeting

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 3:00 p.m.

Beaver Island State Park Clubhouse, Grand Island

The Niagara River Greenway Commission will be holding an Executive Committee meeting at the Park Office and a general meeting at the Clubhouse at Beaver Island State Park. Chairman Robert Kresse will be presiding. These meetings are open to the general public and stakeholders.

A vote on project consistency determined by the Niagara River Greenway Commission for the current projects submitted:

NFTA-Outer Harbor Bell Slip Stabilization Project

Tuscarora Nation-Restoration Projects

U.S. Members Niagara 10-Boundary Waters Treaty Celebration

SUNY Research Foundation-Info for Successful Management

City of Niagara Falls-Gill Creek Park Lighting

An up-date on the Niagara River Remedial Action Plan will be presented by Don Zelazny of the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Please note that the submission deadline for the next project review cycle is January 20, 2009, with a determination date of March 17, 2009. To see the full schedule of project submission dates log onto www.niagaragreenway.org .

To review the approved Niagara River Greenway Plan and GEIS or to learn more information about the Commission log onto www.niagaragreenway.org. The Niagara River Greenway Commission is a public benefit corporation established by Chapter 460 of the laws of 2004, and 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 the historic Fort Niagara.