Adirondack Park Agency

Public Input

Adirondack Park Agency public hearings and requests for public comment involving projects under review are posted below. Notices are sorted by comment period ending date.

Adirondack Park Agency Public Notices


Applicant: Robert E. Wells
   
Contact Person for Project: Mathew P. Duprey, Esq.
Hill, Duprey & Bhatt, PC
21 Court Street
Canton, NY 13617
   
APA Contact:  Virginia Yamrick
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2017-0204
   
Project Location:  Coffin Mills Road, Town of Fine, St. Lawrence County, Tax Map # 223-1-32 & 36.12
   
APA Land Use Classification: Resource Management
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Project Description: The project consists of a four-lot subdivision to create Lot A (63.72± acres), Lot B (44.77± acres), Lot C (85.09± acres), and after-the-fact authorization of Lot D (an 0.818± acre non-building lot). No new land use or development is proposed on any of the lots.


Applicant: Town of Santa Clara
   
Contact Person for Project: Marcel Webb, Supervisor
Town of Santa Clara
5359 State Route 30
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
   
APA Contact:  Ariel Lynch
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2019-0026
   
Project Location:  NYS Route 30, Town of Santa Clara, Franklin County, Tax Map No. 431.-1-5
   
APA Land Use Classification: Moderate Intensity Use
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Project Description: Construction of a three-bay garage for cold storage of town vehicles, measuring 3,300 square feet in footprint and 32.7 feet tall. No heat, water supply, or wastewater generation is proposed.


Applicant: NYSDEC  Benz Pond
   
Contact Person for Project: Robert Fiorentino, Biologist
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885
   
APA Contact:  Leigh R. Walrath
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2018-0108
   
Project Location:  Benz Pond/Madawaska Flow/Quebec Brook Primitive Area, Towns of Santa Clara and Waverly, Franklin County
   
APA Land Use Classification: Primitive
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Project Description: The application of 19 tons of agricultural lime to the surface of Benz Pond to improve and enhance habitat for brook trout; a regulated activity involving wetlands. The project is in compliance with Guidelines for Fisheries Management in Wilderness, Primitive, and Canoe Areas (Adopted by the Adirondack Park Agency on April 26, 1990 and Amended on July 10, 1992), and the NYSDECs FGEIS criteria for liming. The pond was previously limed in 1997 and, according to historic records, may have also been treated in the 1950s.


Applicant: Edith Woods Revocable Trust
   
Contact Person for Project: Timothy J. Schofield, Esq.
PO Box 159
Old Forge, NY 13420
   
APA Contact:  Ariel Lynch
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2018-0145
   
Project Location:  South Rondaxe Road/Rondaxe Lake, Town of Webb, Herkimer County, Tax Map Nos. 038.-2-22.1, 22.2, 22.3, 22.4
   
APA Land Use Classification: Moderate Intensity Use,Low Intensity Use
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Project Description: A four-lot subdivision creating four building lots with shoreline on Rondaxe Lake, each for construction of one single family dwelling with on-site wastewater treatment and water supply. Lot sizes are 3.65 acres, 3.75 acres, 4.3 acres, 4.3 acres. Each lot will contain land on both sides of South Rondaxe Road. Building sites will be on the shoreline (north) side of the road. Building sites will be accessed via a proposed common access drive with one entrance from South Rondaxe Road. All lots will have access to Rondaxe Lake without crossing wetlands.


Applicant: Olympic Regional Development Authority  Ski Jumps
   
Contact Person for Project: Kevin Franke, The LA Group
40 Long Alley
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
   
APA Contact:  Thomas E. Saehrig
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2019-0039
   
Project Location:  Ski Jump Lane, NY Route 73 and River Road, Town of North Elba, Essex County
   
APA Land Use Classification: Hamlet
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Project Description: The action involves construction of a new four-cable zip line at the ORDA Olympic Jumping Complex and the following modifications to previously authorized improvements: the K64/HS70 ski jump will be relocated to the north of the replacement ski lift, the HS20/HS10 jump will be relocated to an area immediately west of the freestyle jump hill, approximately 0.57 acres of trees will be removed in addition to the clearing previously described in Order P2018-0025, and minor adjustments will be made to the lengths and locations of the landing areas for the HS134 zipline, chairlift, and the K64/HS70 and HS20/HS10 jumps.


Applicant: Ampersand Biotech, LLC
   
Contact Person for Project: Janet H. Bliss
12 Morningside Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946
   
APA Contact:  Ariel Lynch
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2019-0033
   
Project Location:  NYS Route 30, Town of Harrietstown, Tax Map No. 422.-3-16
   
APA Land Use Classification: Resource Management
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, May 09, 2019

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Project Description: A two-lot subdivision of 7.55 acres into a 3.94-acre parcel containing the former Lake Clear Elementary School (Parcel 1) and a 3.61-acre parcel to be conveyed to the Town of Harrietstown (Parcel 2). On Lot 1, a new commercial use is proposed (Ampersand Biotech LLC) in the existing school building. No new exterior development or changes to the existing wastewater or water supply is proposed. On Lot 2, construction of a new access drive and parking area is proposed, for public playground/park use (i.e., existing or replacement playground equipment and the mowed field). No changes to the existing treeline are proposed.


Applicant: NYSDEC Region 5
   
Contact Person for Project: Rob Fiorentino
NYDEC Region 5
232 Golf Course Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885
   
APA Contact:  Matt McNamara
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2019-0016
   
Project Location:  Town of Westport Boat Launch
   
APA Land Use Classification: Intensive Use
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, May 09, 2019

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Project Description: The action involves dredging of a 50 foot by 175 foot area of sediment in Lake Champlain to improve the Westport boat launch. This dredging project will involve the removal of wetland vegetation and temporary loss of wetlands within the dredging footprint. A temporary access road will also be constructed.


Applicant: Village of Mayfield
   
Contact Person for Project: Eric Johnson
Chazen Companies
547 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
   
APA Contact:  Virginia Yamrick
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518)891-4050
   
Application No.: 2019-0014
   
Project Location:  N.Y. State Route 30, Town of Mayfield Tax Map # 104.9-3-10.5
   
APA Land Use Classification: Hamlet
   
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, May 09, 2019

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Project Description: Construction of a new 150-foot-tall water tower on a new lot being created to replace the old water tower located on a nearby parcel.



Public Comments...

The public is welcome to attend Agency monthly meetings. A time for public comment is provided at the close of each monthly meeting.

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Agency Public Comment Policy (pdf 8kb)

Press releases of upcoming Agency meeting topics and meeting locations are usually released one to two weeks in advance of monthly meetings.

State land public hearing summaries for State Land Master Plan reclassifications are posted on the State Land page when they occur.

Environmental Notice Bulletin a NYS DEC weekly publication of legally required environmental notices. See the "Current Issue" page listings for DEC Regions 5 and 6 covering the park. Follow link to "SEQR and Other Notices" for APA notices.

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