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For Immediate Release: March 06, 2017

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

March 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, March 9th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Please use http://www.apa.ny.gov and click Webcasting from the Contents List to watch the meeting. The Full Agency will come to order Thursday at 10:00 a.m. for Executive Director Terry Martino's monthly report.

At 10:30 a.m., the State Land Committee will come to order to determine if the proposed amendment to the Moose River Plains Wild Forest Unit Management Plan conforms to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP).

The committee will also consider authorizing a public comment period for the recently drafted Minimum Requirements Approach Guide (MRA) for the construction of trail bridges in areas classified as Wild Forest. The MRA evaluates multiple criteria (e.g. safety, cost, efficiency, resource protection, wild character) as part of planning for trail bridges using non-natural materials within areas classified as Wild Forest by the APSLMP.

At 1:00 p.m., the Local Government Services Committee will hear a presentation on the Town of Colton's Approved Local Land Use Program. The committee may approve the repeal and replacement of the Town Land Use Code.

At 1:45 p.m., the Full Agency will come to order for committee reports, Local Government Review Board, public and member comment.

At 2:45 p.m., the Enforcement Committee will deliberate a Notice of Apparent Violation regarding an alleged junkyard in the Town of Moriah, Essex County.

Meeting materials are available for download from the APA's website at: http://www.apa.ny.gov/Mailing/2017/03/index.htm

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

The April Agency Meeting is scheduled for April 7, 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.