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For Immediate Release: February 08, 2019

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



February 2019 APA Board Meeting Agenda

RAY BROOK, NY - The Adirondack Park Agency will hold its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Ray Brook on Thursday, February 14th and Friday February 15th, 2019. Thursday's meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. and Friday's session will commence 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 1:00 p.m., the Full Agency will convene for Executive Director Terry Martino's monthly report.

At 1:30 p.m., the Regulatory Programs Committee will consider approval for the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's variance proposal for its Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian and Day Use Area in the Town of North Hudson, Essex County. The project involves trail enhancements, accessible trails, viewpoints, construction of stone pedestrian steps and a timber foot bridge within 150 feet of the Schroon River.

At 2:30 p.m., the Park Ecology Committee will hear a presentation from Paul Smith's professors Celia Evans, PhD, LeeAnn Sporn, PhD and Curt Stager, PhD on climate change in the Adirondacks and its potential impact to local communities and ecosystems.

On Friday morning at 9:00 a.m., the State Land Committee will come to order to consider Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan conformance for the Saranac Lakes Wild Forest Unit Management Plan.

At 10:15 a.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/2018/02/index.htm

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

The March Agency Meeting is scheduled for March 14-15, 2019.

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. #