Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Adirondack Local Government Conference Planned

APA LogoThe Adirondack Park Agency (APA) will host an Adirondack Park Local Government Day Conference on April 24th and 25th, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Lake Placid.

This year’s conference hopes to focus on Adirondack Park economic development strategies and the promotion of projects that benefit rural economies.

New York State Senate and Assembly Members from the Adirondack Region will discuss issues that affect Adirondack communities during a luncheon forum on April 25th. The conference will highlight community projects from around the Park and include presentations on infrastructure, entrepreneurial initiatives and municipal energy management.

Training workshops will provide instruction, advice and CEO and CLE credits for local officials. In addition, this year an Adirondack Park Excellence in Building Design Competition will take place. Categories include: Public/Semi Public Buildings; New Residential or Commercial Construction and; Rehabilitated Historical Buildings. All submission must be for buildings located inside the Adirondack Park and received by April 12th.

The full conference agenda and registration materials are available on the Adirondack Park Agency’s website.

The event is presented by the Adirondack Park Agency, Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages, Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board, Empire State Development Corporation, New York State Department of State, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.


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