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: Town of Saranac
Contact Person for Project: Casey D. Dickinson PE
327 Mullin Street
Watertown, New York 13601
APA Contact:  Devan Korn
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Application No.: 2020-0054
Project Location:  3473 NYS Route 3, Town of Saranac, Tax Parcel 227.4-2-11
APA Land Use Classification: Hamlet
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, October 29, 2020

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Project Description: The action involves the construction of a new salt storage structure at the existing municipal highway department facility located at 3473 NYS Route 3. The proposed structure will be constructed in the location of the existing outdoor materials storage area and will be approximately 80 feet wide, 184 feet long and have an overall height of 45 feet. The project will utilize existing access to NYS Route 3 and require less than one acre of ground disturbance.

Applicant: Lyme Timber Company
Contact Person for Project: Eric Ross
Lyme Adirondack Forest Company, LLC
123 Quaker Road, Suite 107
Queensbury, NY 12804
APA Contact:  Aaron Ziemann
Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Application No.: 2020-0196
Project Location:  NYS Route 3, Town of Piercefield, Tax Parcels 195.000-4-3; 195.000-4-23.1; 195.000-4-36; 195.000-4-37.1; 195.000-4-38; 195.000-6-7.1; 195.000-6-18
APA Land Use Classification: Moderate Intensity Use,Rural Use,Resource Manageme
Comment Period Ends:   Thursday, November 05, 2020

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Project Description: Timber harvest of 430+/- acres within Lymes 16,159-acre Colton-Piercefield Tract, consisting of a Shelterwood Removal treatment. The goal is to remove the degraded overstory and promote the growth of the healthy understory. The project site is subject to the terms of a New York State Working Forest Conservation Easement, and is certified under both the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forest Initiative (SFI) standards.

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.

APA Monthly meeting schedule...

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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