Adirondack Park Agency

Public Input

Adirondack Park Agency public hearings and requests for public comment involving projects under review are posted below. Notices are sorted by comment period ending date.

Adirondack Park Agency Public Notices


Applicant: Jeffrey T. Bauman, Living Life Right LLC
   
Contact Person for Project: Daniel M. Spada
   
APA Contact:  Patrick Connally
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2018-0120
   
Project Location:  1161 NYS Route 30, Tupper Lake, New York
   
APA Land Use Classification: Moderate Intensity Use
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, October 18, 2018

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Project Description: A dock extension and reconfiguration involving wetlands: removal of four boat slips from the end of the existing 212 foot long dock, and extend the existing dock 75 feet to deeper water, re-attach and re-orient four boat slips to access deeper water. Docks will be floating and will ride on galvanized vertical pipes allowed to sink into lake bottom.


Applicant: Ariel Ministries
   
Contact Person for Project: Gary Demers
838 Trout Pond Road
Keeseville, NY 12944
   
APA Contact:  Ariel Lynch
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: P2018-0008
   
Project Location:  Trout Pond Road, Town of Chesterfield, Essex County, Tax Map Nos. 19.-1-1, 19.-1-12, and 19.-1-13
   
APA Land Use Classification: Resource Management
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, October 25, 2018

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Project Description: Expansion of an existing group camp (Camp Shoshanah), including construction of two new single-family dwellings and associated new on-site wastewater treatment systems and on-site water supplies, construction of two new bunkhouses and expansion of an existing on-site wastewater treatment system, new laundry facilities in an existing building and expansion of an existing on-site wastewater treatment system, new cemetery with 10 grave plots, and construction of a new pavilion.


Applicant: Paul Tatro
   
Contact Person for Project: Paul R. Tatro
60 Vista Drive
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
   
APA Contact:  Ariel Lynch
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2018-0092
   
Project Location:  State Route 86, Town of North Elba, Essex County, Tax Map Parcels 41.7-1-14 & 41.7-1-15
   
APA Land Use Classification: Moderate Intensity Use
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, October 25, 2018

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Project Description: Change in commercial use  renovation of an existing retail building for use as a new brewery and 50-seat restaurant. The brewery and restaurant will be served by municipal water. Wastewater from the kitchen and bathrooms will be treated on site. Liquid wastewater from the brewing operation will be stored in a tank and hauled weekly to the Saranac Lake wastewater treatment plant. Solid waste from the brewing operation will be re-used at a local farm. Eighteen parking spaces will be provided to the side and rear of the building. Proposed hours of operation are 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, 7 days a week, year-round.


Applicant: Warren County Parks, Recreation & Railroad UP YO
   
Contact Person for Project: Timothy J. Benway, Director
Warren County Parks, Recreation & Railroad
4028 Main Street
Warrensburg, NY 12885
   
APA Contact:  Emily O'Mahony
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2018-0156
   
Project Location:  Lake Shore Drive and Federal Hill Road
   
APA Land Use Classification: Low Intensity Use
   
Comment Period Ends:   Wednesday, November 07, 2018

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Project Description: The action involves the removal of approximately 24 cubic yards of sod and soil and construct a small retaining wall in and near wetlands along the shoreline of a private pond on the project site.


Applicant: National Grid
   
Contact Person for Project: Tracy Miller, National Grid
1 Apollo Drive
Glens Falls, NY 12801
   
APA Contact:  Thomas E. Saehrig
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2018-0101
   
Project Location:  River Road, Town of Johnsburg
   
APA Land Use Classification: Rural Use
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, November 08, 2018

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Project Description: The project involves a utility line extension including the installation of 10 new utility poles and wires along approximately 1,800 feet of River Road from an existing overhead utility line. The new poles will be approximately 24 to 26 feet from the centerline of River Road and approximately 34 feet above the existing grade. There will be vegetative cutting approximately 10 feet from each side of the new poles and utility line. The project site is located within the designated Hudson River Recreational River area. The new poles and wires will not be visible from the Hudson River.


Applicant: The Lyme Timber Company
   
Contact Person for Project: Eric Ross, General Manager
The Lyme Timber Company LLC
123 Quaker Road Suite 107
Queensbury, NY 12804
   
APA Contact:  Aaron Ziemann
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2018-0153
   
Project Location:  Near Lead Pond Road, Tupper Lake
   
APA Land Use Classification: Resource Management
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, November 08, 2018

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Project Description: Timber harvest on a 643 acre portion of a 4,656 acre parcel. Two silvicultural treatments proposed: 1) Shelterwood overstory removal, with reserves, to release established understory, and; 2) Single tree and group selection harvest to capture value in select mature trees, and create small openings to release existing regeneration and promote new growth. Property subject to a NYS Conservation Easement, and Forest Stewardship Council and Sustainable Forestry Initiative certifications.



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State land public hearing summaries for State Land Master Plan reclassifications are posted on the State Land page when they occur.

Environmental Notice Bulletin a NYS DEC weekly publication of legally required environmental notices. See the "Current Issue" page listings for DEC Regions 5 and 6 covering the park. Follow link to "SEQR and Other Notices" for APA notices.

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