Town to hold another public meeting for Sandbar Park Project
Save the date: Oct. 28
Webster, NY - Public discussions surrounding Webster’s Sandbar Park Project continue. The Town of Webster is holding a public meeting next week, allowing residents to engage in a Q&A with project leaders.
The Sandbar Park Project goes back to 2015, when the Town of Webster received $118,000 in New York State funding for design improvements to Sandbar Park.
In 2017 and 2019, flood events impacted Sandbar Park at elevation levels of 248.95 feet and 249.09 feet respectively.
In October 2019, the Town of Webster received NYS grant funds through REDI (Resiliency & Economic Development Initiative) to address the flooding issues along Lake Road and the Sandbar Park area.
Projects identified by the Town in partnership with Monroe County, the DEC, and the Army Corps. include:
Protecting the wastewater pump stations for the Town of Webster and Monroe County
Raising Lake Road to protect the roadway access for residents and businesses
Installing flood walls and raising park lands approximately 4 feet to prevent future flood damage
More background information on the Sandbar Park Project can be found here.
The next public meeting will take place Thursday, Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m. at Webster Thomas High School (800 Five Mile Line Road) in the school’s auditorium.