Monday, May 21, 2018

Comments Sought On Mt. Van Hoevenberg Plans

proposed Mt Van Hoevenberg additions The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) is accepting comments on plans for new ski trails, snowmaking system enhancements, upgrades to the parking lots, and various other improvements at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Comments are due by June 9th.

A public hearing Thursday, May 24, at 7 pm, in the Lake Placid Conference Center, will be held on a proposed amendment to the 1986 Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg Unit Management Plan (UMP), which governs the facility’s management.

ORDA president/CEO Mike Pratt will present to the public the Authority’s plans at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. The those plans are required to comply with the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan and Article XIV of the New York State Constitution.

ORDA has prepared and accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) that accompanies the UMP.

Oral and written public comments will be accepted at the May 24 public hearing. Written public comments may also be submitted before or after the public hearing until the public comment period closes on June 9, 2018.

The Lake Placid Conference Center is located at 2634 Main St, Lake Placid.

Map of proposed Mt Van Hoevenberg additions courtesy DEC.

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2 Responses

  1. Paul says:

    Good idea! Next!?

  2. Bob Glennon says:

    No, the plans for the lands constituting the Public Park and Playground District of the Town of North Elba do not have to comply with Article XIV. Coney Island North, unfortunately.