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For Immediate Release: May 05, 2020

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

APA Holds Teleconference Public Hearing for Town of North Elba Map Amendment 2020-01

RAY BROOK, NY - The Adirondack Park Agency will hold a teleconference public hearing for a proposed map amendment request from the Town of North Elba, Essex County. The teleconference will take place on Friday, May 15, 2020.

The Town of North Elba has requested a map amendment to the Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan Map. Map Amendment 2020-01 is a request to reclassify approximately 34.5 acres of private land from Moderate Intensity Use to Hamlet. The proposed re-classification area is located along Barn Road approximately three quarters of a mile west of the Village of Lake Placid, and south of New York State Route 86 in the Town of North Elba, Essex County.

To participate in the teleconference please go to the Adirondack Park Agency's website - www.apa.ny.gov for instructions. Detailed information on how to participate in the teleconference and submit comment is found in the Upcoming Remote Public Hearings section on the homepage.

The Agency will accept public comment until May 30, 2020. The public is encouraged to submit comments to:

Environmental Program Specialist

Matthew Kendall

Email: MapAmendment_comments@apa.ny.gov

Voicemail: 518-304-6168

The Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement which contains detailed information regarding the proposal is also available on the Agency's homepage.

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.