A no swimming sign is posted at the park on Lake Flower in Saranac Lake where the original municipal beach was located until the mid-1970s.
Photo by Andy Flynn.
continued “I am also talking with a consultant about what it would take (including costs) to develop a plan and to obtain all of the approvals that the village would need for a beach,” Van Cott wrote. “There is no village money budgeted for this year for this project, but my goal is to get it as far along as possible so that it can be considered with everything else for next year’s budget.”
Van Cott told the Valley News July 23 that before any decisions are made regarding the re-establishment of a municipal beach at Lake Flower, residents would be invited to give input during a public meeting. A date for that meeting has not yet been set, and Village Board members have not discussed the issue at any recent meetings.