RAY BROOK - Essex County's proposed public safety communications system highlights the agenda for the state Adirondack Park Agency's regularly scheduled monthly meeting Thursday at its headquarters in Ray Brook, but the agency has other business before it as well.
The full agency will convene at 8:45 a.m. for Executive Director Terry Martino's monthly report.
At 9:15, the Regulatory Programs Committee will convene to determine approvability for the Essex County, New York State Police and New York State Electric and Gas proposed public safety radio system and shared microwave network. The project spans Essex, Warren and Washington counties and involves the installation of telecommunications infrastructure at 14 locations in 12 towns within the Adirondack Park.
The committee will then hear a first reading of a proposed wetlands mitigation banking prospectus for the Adirondack Park. The prospectus involves the New York State Department of Transportation, Adirondack Park Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
At 11:15 a.m., the State Land Committee will meet to determine State Land Master Plan compliance for the Second Pond Boat Launch Unit Management Plan and Reclassification proposal. The launch is located on the Saranac River next to state Route 3, west of Saranac Lake.
The committee will then hear an informational presentation from state Department of Environmental Conservation staff on the Taylor Pond Management Complex Unit Management Plan. The complex consists of dozens of parcels of state and easement land, the bulk of which in the towns of Franklin and Black Brook.
At 12:45, the full agency will assemble to take action as necessary, and the meeting will conclude with committee reports, Review Board, public and member comment.
The meeting will be webcast live at www.apa.ny.gov. Meeting materials are also available on the agency's website.