At their Monday, July 2, meeting, the City Council voted to initiate an engineering study for the bike lanes for Lake Avenue. A dozen people addressed the Council at the hearing that preceded the vote. All spoke in support of the plan. The city voted to accept a grant for up to $50,000.00 for a survey, an engineering study, and installation of bike-lane signage from the New York State Department of Transportation. According to the Gazette Commissioner of Public Safety Peter Martin said the bike lanes could happen next year.