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For Immediate Release: November 15, 2022

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



November 2022 Board Meeting Agenda

RAY BROOK, NY - The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, November 17th, 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 recommended but not required.

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

Public comment will be available to members of the public who attend the Agency meeting in person. Public comment will also be available this month to members of the public who attend the Agency meeting remotely because one or more board members are attending remotely.

If you would like the opportunity to speak remotely during public comment, please send your name and the phone number you will be using to call into the WebEx (noted above) to: agencyMeeting.PublicComment@apa.ny.gov

On Thursday at 9:30 a.m., the Full Agency will convene for Executive Director Barbara Rice’s monthly report, in person public comment, and other procedural actions.

At 10:00 a.m., the State Land Committee will convene for a presentation from APA and Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Staff will address questions raised by the board since the September meeting regarding the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan Wild Forest Basic Guideline No.4 – No Material Increase of Roads on Wild Forest classified state lands. The Board will not take action on this matter this month.

The committee will also be briefed on the Sharp Bridge Campground and Day Use Area Unit Management Plan. This unit is located in the Town of North Hudson, Essex County. Staff will seek authorization from the Board to hold a joint public comment period with the Department of Environmental Conservation for this unit management plan.

At 11:30 a.m., the Regulatory Programs Committee will receive an overview presentation from APA legal staff on the APA’s variance process and procedures. The committee will reconvene at 1:30 p.m. for an informational presentation on residential subdivisions.

At 3:00 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/2022/11/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.