Wendt Beach Capital Improvements

Wendt Beach

2012 - 2017 Capital Improvements:



Project Name


Type of Work Completed

 Cost to Complete


Maintenance Building

Siding rotted around entire base of building and several areas (holes to be filled).

Rotted siding replaced, gutters/leaders installed, new commercial door and painted entire building.


Parking Lot and Roadway Improvements

Huge voids/holes and crumbling in many areas.

Black top patching in worst areas and oil & chipped entire lot and driveway into park.


Wendt Mansion Study

Building in obvious need of repair but no estimate or plan.

Consultant hired to evaluate overall current conditions and cost to refurbish using today’s codes/cost.


Building Renovations & Waterline Upgrades

Facilities inadequate and not meeting existing & future needs.

Turning block building into new lifeguard reporting area, storage area, office space and restroom facility.


Hot Box required by Erie County Water Authority

Water service into the park was upgraded and hot box needed for backflow preventer.

Hot box installed and connections put in at Old Lakeshore Road instead of all the way through the park.


Electrical Upgrade- Residence

Problem/Safety issue with electrical panel.

Old style glass fuse panel replaced with new panel.


Emery Inn

Emery Inn and various other buildings evaluated for safety related matters.

Consultants and PW currently evaluating for safety, asbestos and estimates for removal (bids/specs).


New Waterline

Improper waterline was in place.

New, correct waterline run to the residence.


Building Demolition

Unsafe and dilapateded buildings left to remain with no plan.

Five (5) five structures removed, including three (3)that were deemed unsafe and a threat to the public by consultant.



                                                                                                                                                                               TOTAL: $450,648.00


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Buffalo, New York 14202