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APA to hold monthly meeting March 16

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APA Honors Women’s History Month with “Remarkable Women of the Adirondacks” Historical Presentation and Fine Arts Exhibit 

Ray Brook, NY – The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2023. The meeting will be held at the Agency’s headquarters in Ray Brook, NY. The public is welcome to attend in person or remotely.

Public comment will be available to members of the public who attend the Agency meeting in person as well as those who participate remotely. If you would like the opportunity to make a public comment remotely, please email your name and the phone number used to call into the Board Meeting to AgencyMeeting.PublicComment@apa.ny.gov.

Remote Access Thursday March 16: Weblink: tinyurl.com/APAMar2023Thu

Phone:   1-518-549-0500, Access Code: 2335 527 7800


APA meeting schedule:

On Thursday at 10:00 a.m., the Full Agency will convene for Executive Director Barbara Rice’s monthly report, public comment, and other procedural actions.

At 10:30 a.m., the Administration Committee will consider amending two agency polices and its delegation resolution.

At 11:15 a.m., the State Land Committee will convene for a presentation from APA and DEC staff on a fourth alternative for the Wild Forest Basic Guideline No.4 – No Material Increase of Roads on Wild Forest classified state lands interpretation. Staff will request the board to authorize a joint 30-day public comment period.

At 1:30 p.m., the Regulatory Programs Committee will consider a variance request to expand an existing two-slip non-conforming boathouse to add a third covered slip in the Town of Brighton, Franklin County.

At 2:45 p.m., the Public Awareness and Communication Committee will convene to honor Women’s History Month.

Sandra Weber – Adirondack author, performer and lecturer will give a “Remarkable Women of the Adirondacks” historical presentation. Sandra will highlight the accomplishments of several extraordinary women who throughout their lives displayed courage, fortitude, and perseverance in the pursuit of just causes and goals. Local artist Georgeanne Gaffney will also discuss the impacts and inspiration the natural wonders of the Adirondacks has on her work.

A Fine Arts Exhibit of Sandra Weber’s photos and paintings by local artist Georgeanne Gaffney will be on display to honor Women’s History Month – “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Story.”

At 2:45 p.m., the Full Agency will convene to take any necessary actions.

To review the meeting materials and agenda please download from the APA website at: https://www.apa.ny.gov/Mailing/2023/03/index.htm.

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

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.

Photo at top courtesy of the APA.

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