A WORKING party comprising Albury and Greater Hume councillors to investigate the viability of a recreational path linking Lavington and Jindera will be resurrected.
Albury councillors agreed to take part in preparing a feasibility study following a recent approach from their northern neighbours after the project was mothballed in 2012.
Preliminary assessments were carried out into a three metre wide track on the Jindera Gap road with an estimated price tag of $6 million put on the project.
It presently doesn't feature in council's four-year plan.
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Cheryl Ingrey and pro-cyclist Neil Van der Ploeg addressed Albury councillors last week on the merits of the proposal.
Ms Ingrey said she had already approached member for Albury Justin Clancy, who had encouraged her to carry out a feasibility study in the first instance.
She said some councillors who were supportive of the proposal were no longer in the roles.
Albury deputy mayor Amanda Cohn has indicated a desire to be on the working party.
But Cr Murray King said there would be "zero net benefit to anyone in Albury" having a bike track.
The $6 million should be spent on upgrading the actual road for the benefit of the 33,000 commuters each week rather than a select group of people who may or may not want to ride Jindera or vice a versa," he said.
But Cr David Thurley said it was premature for council to commit to the project.
"This motion simply says we will reconvene a working party," he said.
"It is not endorsing a bike track, it is not worried about whether you've got middle-aged men in lycra, all we are doing is re-convening a working party.
"The cost at the moment is utterly irrelevant.
"By way of the working party we need to find out what the view of the community is."
Greater Hume Shire has committed to providing two councillors and staff to sit on the recreational path working party.