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For Immediate Release: May 04, 2018

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

May 2018 APA Board Meeting Agenda

RAY BROOK, NY - The Adirondack Park Agency will hold its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Ray Brook on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Please use http://www.apa.ny.gov and click Live and Archived webcast from the News and Activities list to watch the meeting.

On Thursday at 9:00 a.m., the Full Agency will convene for Executive Director Terry Martino's monthly report.

At 9:30 a.m., the State Land Committee will come to order to consider authorizing a joint public comment period with the Department of Environmental Conservation for input on proposed activities and Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP) conformance for the Vanderwhacker Wild Forest and the High Peaks Wilderness Unit Management Plan (UMP) amendments.

The committee will also deliberate APSLMP conformance for proposed amendments to the Gore Mountain Intensive Use Ski Area UMP. The committee meeting will conclude with an informational presentation on the Mount Van Hoevenburgh UMP.

At 12:15 p.m., the Agency will commemorate Arbor Day with a tree dedication in honor of former APA Chairman, John R. Collins, Jr. The public is invited to attend the ceremony.

At 1:30 p.m., the Park Ecology Committee will hear a presentation from Dr. Eric Howe, Program Director at the Lake Champlain Basin Program. Dr. Howe will provide an overview of the Lake Champlain Basin Program including its Opportunities for Action document, State of the Lake Report, and Local Implementation Grant awards.

At 2:30 p.m., the Regulatory Programs Committee will consider approval for the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and Town of Johnsburg's proposed enhancements for the Ski Bowl Village located in the Town of Johnsburg, Warren County. Improvements would include winter and non-winter recreational facilities.

At 3:45 p.m., the Full Agency will convene to take any necessary actions and hear member and Local Government Review Board comment.

To review the meeting materials please download from the APA website at: https://www.apa.ny.gov/Mailing/2018/05/index.htm

The meeting facility is wheelchair accessible. Please contact Keith McKeever for any specific requests for accommodations.

The June Agency Meeting is scheduled for June 7-8, 2018.

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.