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Agency Meeting

April 17 Agency Meeting
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Schedule of 2015 Agency Meetings

Local Government Day

Adirondack Park Local Government Conference will be held April 15 & 16, 2015
Agenda and more information...

Do you need a permit? See the Citizen’s Guide or fill out a jurisdictional inquiry form. Better yet, contact us.

Citizen's Guide

Towers Information

Adirondack Cell Coverage Continues to Improve
- Park Towers Map
- Northway Towers Map
- Park Inventory
- Important information about the inventory

Grant Opportunities

Local Government Efficiency Grant Program from the NYS Dept. of State's Local Government Services

Green Innovation Grant Program

NYS Smart Growth

NYS Energy Research and Development Authority

National Scenic Byways Discretionary Grants

NYS Office of Community Renewal - New York State Information Related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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Little Moose Lake
Marcy Field
Haystack Mountain
Fire Tower
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Asgaard Farm
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Willsboro Soccer
Great Range Snow
Mt Arab Trail
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VIC Path
Route 3
Snow on Whiteface

The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) is a New York State government agency, consisting of 54 staff and an eleven-member board. In 1971 the APA was created by the State Legislature to develop long-range land use plans for both public and private lands within the Park.

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Review of existing Adirondack Park Agency regulations

Pursuant to Section 207 of the State Administrative Procedure Act, the Agency is conducting a review of regulations promulgated in 2005 and 2010.  Notice of the regulations under review may be found here.   Public comment on the continuation or modification of these rules is invited and will be accepted until May 11, 2015.  Comments may be directed to:  Paul Van Cott, Associate Attorney, Legal Division, Adirondack Park Agency, P.O. Box 99, NYS Route 86, Ray Brook, New York 12977 or by email -   

APA Presents Certificate of Appreciation to Adirondack Youth Climate Summit Participants

ADK Youth Climate Program

At the February 2015 Agency Meeting, the APA presented a certificate of appreciation to Adirondack Wild Center staff, local teachers and students who participate in the annual Adirondack Youth Climate Summit. Students from around the Adirondack Park and surrounding states attend this annual event. They learn about climate change and develop action plans for their schools and communities to help combat impacts of climate change. Action plans include increased recycling, energy conservation, use of renewable energy sources and increased reliance on locally grown food.

From Left: Ivy Huber (SLHS), Caroline Dodd (SLHS), Briana Roy (LPHS), Chris Williams (LPHS), Tom Dodd (Teacher - LP), Jen Kretser (Wild Center) Ed Snizek (APA), Art Lussi (APA Board), Nick Saulpaugh (LPHS), Cooper Ross (SLHS), Tammy Morgan (Teacher - LP) and APA Executive Director Martino.

2014 Adirondack Park Agency
Annual Report

Agency Annual Report

Agency Board Highlights

Division Reports

Please see Annual Report Press Release

Annual Report Cover

Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan Public Comment Summary

In October of 2014, the Adirondack Park Agency announced the beginning of a public process to consider amendments to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP), including amendments associated with the Essex Chain of Lakes. Four listening sessions were held and public comment was accepted. The listening sessions were held on October 29 in Ray Brook, November 3 in Newcomb, November 17 in Albany, and November 24 in Old Forge. These comments have been compiled into this summary document. This document has comments organized by topics whenever possible.


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