The EVGV Trail Committee met this week to discuss their plans to move forward with the Ellicottville Great Valley recreational trail.

Randy Glenn from Evans Insurance Agency did a presentation regarding insurance for trail center trail construction.

Committee members Mark Alianello and Matt McAndrew met with Karl Northrup regarding clearing work that needed to be done at the Town Center. Alianello suggested that clearing and dropping trees needs to happen soon as not to disrupt the bat population; removal of small brush should start by the end of March.

Per Northrup, machine rental is a Fecon head mounted on a track skid steer, and it would be needed for 2-3 days to complete the work, and Northrup would donate his time.

Linda Barley was introduced as member of committee.

The next meeting of the trail committee will be held on Monday, April 2 at 3:30 p.m. at Town Center.

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