Adirondack Park Agency board to meet April 18

New York State Adirondack Park Agency sign in front of the headquarters building in Ray Brook. (News photo — Andy Flynn)

RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 18 at its headquarters on state Route 86. The public is welcome to attend in person or remotely.

At 9:30 a.m., the full agency will convene for Executive Director Barbara Rice’s monthly report, public comment and other procedural actions.

Public comment will be available to members of the public who attend the APA meeting in person as well as those who participate remotely. Anyone who would like the opportunity to make a public comment remotely should email their name and the phone number used to call into the board meeting to agencymeeting.publiccomment@apa.ny.gov. Those who sign up for public comment will be limited to three minutes each. Public comment will not be accepted on any agenda items that are before the Board.

At 10 a.m., the Regulatory Programs Committee will consider a proposal to use the aquatic herbicide ProcellaCOR EC within four treatment zones in Horseshoe Pond/Deer River Flow to control Eurasian watermilfoil. The project site is in the town of Duane, Franklin County.

The committee will also be briefed on comments received for draft General Permit 2024G-1: Certain Minor Regulated Activities in APA Jurisdictional Wetlands. This permit will replace General Permit 2002G-3AAR. The committee may recommend that the full Agency board revoke General Permit 2002G-3AAR and approve the proposed General Permit to replace it pursuant to 572.23(e) of the APA regulations.

At 1:30 p.m., the State Land Committee will deliberate on Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan conformance for the Lake George Beach and Battlefield Park Unit Management Plan Amendment.

At 2:30 p.m., the Economic Affairs Committee will hear an update on North Country Regional Economic Development Council activities from Co-Chair Jim McKenna and Empire State Development Regional Director Steve Hunt.

At 3:30 p.m., the full agency will convene to take any necessary actions.

To review the preliminary agenda, visit www.apa.ny.gov.

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

Remote access will be available at tinyurl.com/APAApril2024Thu with phone access at 518-549-0500, and the access code is 2343 321 7200.

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.

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