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For Immediate Release: June 6, 2022

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

REVISED June 2022 Board Meeting Agenda

RAY BROOK, NY - The Adirondack Park Agency will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 9th, 2022. The meeting will be held at the Agency’s headquarters in Ray Brook, NY. The public is welcome to attend in person. Masks are not required but recommended.

The Forest of Heroes Arboretum tree planting ceremony to honor former Local Government Review Board Executive Director Frederick Monroe has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for later this summer.

The June meeting will also be webcasted live. Please go to www.apa.ny.gov and use the link for Live Webcast found in the News and Activities section.

On Thursday at 10:00 a.m., the Full Agency will convene for Executive Director Barbara Rice’s monthly report, in person public comment, and other procedural actions.

At 10:30 a.m., the Administration Committee will consider adopting an Agency Policy drafted to authorize the Use of Videoconferencing for Agency Meetings.

At 11:00 a.m., the Regulatory Programs Committee will deliberate on a variance request for a proposed expansion of a lawfully existing non-conforming boathouse on Spitfire Lake. The project site is in the Town of Brighton, Franklin County.

At 1:00 p.m., the State Land Committee will consider if proposed amendments to the Generic Unit Management Plan/ Generic Environmental Impact Statement for Campgrounds and Day Use Areas: Watercraft Decontamination Stations conforms to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan.

The committee will be briefed by Adirondack Park Agency staff on Inter-Agency Guidelines for Implementing Best Management Practices to Control Invasive Species on Department of Environmental Conservation-Administrated Lands of the Adirondack Park. Staff will request the Board to authorize a 30-day public comment period to solicit feedback on the proposed guidelines.

At 2:30 p.m., the Full Agency will convene to take any necessary actions. To review the meeting materials and agenda please download from the APA website at: https://www.apa.ny.gov/Mailing/2022/06/index.htm.

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

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.