ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WKBW) — A sign of spring has popped up in Orchard Park as the turf at New Era Field is being taken out with new turf set go in.
The announcement was made on Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz's Twitter, he says crews are paving some parking lots as well.
The @BuffaloBills season may not start for months but there is a lot of activity at One Bills Drive. Old turf is coming out in preparation for the new field and paving of some lots is progressing nicely. #BillsNation#BillsMafia #Bills#ErieCountyNY pic.twitter.com/DuTYYKd6iR— Mark Poloncarz (@markpoloncarz) May 8, 2019
The Erie County Executive's Office telling 7EWN, a resolution is coming together to donate about a third of the turf to ECC and then remainder will be auctioned off. The money from that auction will go towards "the county's general fund."