Public invited for feedback on Geneva projects

The City of Geneva is inviting residents to stop in and provide feedback on two upcoming projects on Tuesday, April 14 from 5 to 7 PM at the Ramada Inn Geneva Lakefront at 41 Lakefront Drive. The first project for review is Phase III of the Access Lakefront Improvement which includes naturalization of the Castle Creek basin, culvert removal and the construction of a new pedestrian bridge, and quarry block terracing and beach sands for a revitalized kayak launch.“We are excited to continue the improvements along Seneca Lake and we look forward to getting input from our community regarding this valuable community asset,” said Sage Gerling, Director of the Office of Neighborhood InitiativesThe lakefront project is Phase III of VI of the Waterfront Infrastructure Feasibility Study completed in 2010 by Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. Phase III is a $1.6 million project with $800,000 funded by the New York State Department of State under Title 11 of the Environmental Protection Fund and $800,000 public bond. The consultants for Phase III include Fisher Associates, Bayer Landscape Architecture, PLLC, and F-E-S Associates. The second project available for review on Tuesday is the Genesee-Finger Lakes Regional Trails Initiative. Participation of the public will help to shape the future of the trail system, and residents and visitors are welcome to share thoughts on a series of maps displaying built, previously planned, and newly proposed trails. For more information on Phase III, contact the Office of Neighborhood Initiatives at 315-828-6585. For more information regarding the Regional Trails Initiative, contact Robert Torzynski at 585-232-6240.

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