ADIRONDACK PARK AGENCY REPORTER
Susan Allen, Publisher and Editor
P. O. Box 718  
Keene Valley, New York 12943
Telephone: (518) 576-9861     E-Mail: APAReport@aol.com


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PRELIMINARY APA AGENDA for May 8-9, 2008 at APA Headquarters, Ray Brook, NY

Regulatory Programs:  
    07-223.  New York RSA2 Cellular Partnership, Schroon, Essex County, RU.    84' tower;
    07-147.  Dean H. & Donna Pohl, "Antlers of Raquette Lake," Long Lake, Hamiltion County, MI. RU.  New inn/restaurant;
    08-003.  New York Power Authority, Colton, St. Lawrence County, RM/RU/Wild Forest.  Realign 6.9 miles 46.5kv transmission lines, in previously approved "Tri-Lakes Reliability" project;
    08G-001.  General Permit for hand harvesting and benthic barriers for aquatic plant control;
    Staff presentation on new Geographic Information System [GIS] data for all telecommunications projects authorized by the APA.
  
State Land
    Remsen-Lake Placid Railroad ["Adirondack Railroad"] Travel Corridor. Amendment of vegetative management plan, first reading;
    Snowmobile issues: "character of a foot trail"; tracked groomers; and definitions of "administrative personnel"; 
    State Land Master Plan [SLMP] interpretation: roadside primitive tent site design; carrying capacity assessment; group camping and campsite management; Park-wide fire towers; group and competitive events.

Enforcement:
    E06-174. Daniel Kerr, Fine, St. Lawrence County.  Alleged wetland violation;
    E06-192. Eugene & Patricia Frost, Putnam, Washington County. Alleged permit violation;
    E05-011. Sawyer, Ticonderoga, Essex County.  Civil penalty.

 
Park Policy and Planning:
    Memorandum of Understanding, Hudson River-Black River Regulating District;
    Revisions to Delegation Resolution on technical map amendments.

Local Planning:
    City of Saratoga Springs, presentation.  Conservation and clustering zoning provisions.


NEXT MEETING:  June 12-13, 2008

PRELIMINARY/POSSIBLE AGENDA ITEMS:

Regulatory Programs:
    
Interpretation of Regulatory Issues -- TBD.

State Land
    Moose River Plains Wild Forest UMP, vote on compliance with State Land Master Plan [SLMP];
    Watson's East Wild Forest UMP, vote on compliance with SLMP; 
     North Country Scenic Trail, proposed route;
    Snowmobile issues: "character of a foot trail"; tracked groomers; and definitions of "administrative personnel"; 
    State Land Master Plan [SLMP] interpretation: roadside primitive tent site design; carrying capacity assessment; group camping and campsite management; Park-wide fire towers; group and competitive events. 

Legal:
    Rules and regulations revision: inheritance, abandonment, building height, transfer of building right from pre-existing lot of record, "second story" in boathouses, motel conversion.

Park Ecology:

     Habitat connectivity.

 
Park Policy and Planning:
    Rustic guiderails, DOT alternatives.

Administration:
    Webcasting
update.

Interpretive Programs:

Economic:
  
Enforcement:
 

Economic:

    
Park Policy and Planning: 

Park Ecology:
  
Local Planning:

Interpretive Programs:


FUTURE MEETINGS, 2008:
    July 10-11
    August 7-8
    September 11-12
    October 9-10
    November 13-14
    December 11-12   


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