APA meets to vote on Tupper Lake resort

Adirondack Park Agency Headquarters in Ray Brook

Adirondack Park Agency Headquarters in Ray Brook Photo by Andy Flynn.

— The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at its Headquarters in Ray Brook starting on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 1:30 p.m.

The meeting will continue on Thursday, Jan. 19 and conclude on Friday, Jan. 20. The normal monthly meeting agenda is changed to focus on the Adirondack Club and Resort project.

The meeting will be webcast live. People are encouraged to use the following link: www.apa.ny.gov and click Webcasting from the Contents list.

In addition, the public is invited to view the webcast live in Tupper Lake at The Wild Center.

This month the Agency concludes its deliberation of the Adirondack Club and Resort Project - 2005-100. This residential/resort project is proposed for lands in the Town of Tupper Lake, Franklin County. The Board began its review at the Nov. 17-18 meeting. A decision is expected at the conclusion of the Jan. 18-20, 2012 meeting.

On Wednesday afternoon Jan. 18, the Full Agency will convene at 1:30 p.m. for remarks from Chairwoman Ulrich and Executive Director Martino. Wednesday’s meeting will conclude at 5:30 p.m. The Board will convene on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. and end its business at 5 p.m. On Friday, the Board will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. to undertake matters not related to the Adirondack Club and Resort. The Board will resume its deliberation on project 2005-100 at 9 a.m. and it is anticipated the meeting will conclude by 1 p.m.

The Agency Public Comment Policy does not allow any public comment related to matters before the Board for action. Therefore, the Agency cannot accept any public commentary on Project 2005-100 until a vote is taken.

The Agency requests that anyone planning to attend the January meeting at the Agency's Ray Brook headquarters please RSVP to Deborah Lester at 518-891-4050 by Jan. 17, 2012.

People interested in viewing the webcast at the Wild Center are encouraged to contact Sally Gross at 518-359-7800 extension 116.

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