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For Immediate Release: August 04, 2017

Contact:
Keith P. McKeever | keith.mckeever@apa.ny.gov 
Public Information Officer | Adirondack Park Agency | Press Office | (518) 891-4050



August 2017 APA Board Meeting Agenda

RAY BROOK, NY - The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) will hold its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Ray Brook, NY on Thursday, August 10th, 2017. Please use http://www.apa.ny.gov and click Live & archived webcast from the News & Activities list to watch the meeting.

The Full Agency will come to order Thursday at 9:00 a.m. for Executive Director Terry Martino's monthly report.

At 9:30 a.m., the State Land Committee will consider if the Piseco Lake Campground Unit Management Plan (UMP) conforms to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. The committee will also be briefed on proposed guidance for the siting, construction and maintenance of single-track bike trails on state land. The Board will consider authorizing a public comment period on the proposed bike trail guidance.

Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) staff will provide the State Land Committee with an overview of the current situation and ongoing response to the appearance of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid on Prospect Mountain in Warren County. DEC staff will also brief the committee on recent bear activity and DEC management actions.

At 1:30 p.m., the Regulatory Programs Committee will consider approval for two emergency communication towers in Hamilton County. The proposed project includes a 65-foot-tall self-supporting lattice tower on the summit of East Mountain in the Village of Speculator and an 80-foot-tall self-supporting lattice tower adjacent to the Hamilton County Municipal Buildings in the village of Lake Pleasant.

At 3:30 p.m., the Full Agency will come to order for committee reports, Local Government Review Board, public and member comment.

Meeting materials are available for download from the APA's website at: http://www.apa.ny.gov/Mailing/2017/08/index.htm

The meeting facility is wheelchair accessible. Please provide any requests for specific accommodations to Keith P. McKeever at 518-891-4050.

The September Agency Meeting is scheduled for September 14-15, 2017 at the Adirondack Park Agency Headquarters in Ray Brook, New York.

The mission of the Adirondack Park Agency is to protect the public and private resources of the Adirondack Park through the exercise of the powers and duties of the Agency as provided by law.

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