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Geneva New York - Open Space Connectivity Workshop 07 June 2022 ( news )
Geneva , state New York ( By Press Release office)
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City of Geneva
Open Space & Connectivity Planning Workshop
The residents of Ward 6/East Lakeview are invited to a pizza party and planning workshop to share their ideas and shape the future of their neighborhood .
Hosted by the Geneva Open Space & Connectivity Planning Project consultant team , the workshop is aimed at gathering input about community wants and needs , focused on improving streets and sidewalks for walking , enhancing neighborhood parks and open space , envisioning the re - purposing of the elevated Lehigh Valley rail line as a pedestrian trail , and creating safe , convenient ways to get to the lakefront .
The workshop is scheduled as follows:
Thursday , June 9
4 - 7 p . m .
Courtyard Apartments Community Room
10 Goodman Street
Geneva , NY 14456
Come at the beginning for a walking tour along Marsh Creek or drop in at any time . There will be opportunities to learn about the project’s background , funding , and progress , interactive group activities and opportunities for individual feedback .
Snacks and beverages will be provided .
Masks are strongly encouraged during the workshop and social distancing will be practiced .
The Open Space and Connectivity Strategy Planning project will advance a key element of the City of Geneva’s “Open Space and Connectivity” strategy within its state - approved North End BOA revitalization plan . The project will assess feasibility and provide schematic designs for walking connections between East Lakeview , downtown , and the waterfront , including over/across the rail lines and Routes 5 & 20 in conjunction with a roadway reconfiguration , a rails - to - trails study for the inactive rail line between Lehigh Valley Depot and East North Street , a Marsh Creek greenway concept , and associated cost estimates and environmental review . The 430 - acre North End BOA extends from the City’s northern boundary to the Seneca Lake Shoreline and generally from Genesee Street to the City’s eastern boundary .
The project is funded by the New York State Department of State with funds provided under Title 11 of the Environmental Protection Fund .
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