Rail trail decision slated at online APA meeting

RAY BROOK — The long-running rail-trail issue is up for a vote this Thursday as the state Adirondack Park Agency Board of Commissioners holds its monthly meeting on the WebEx videoconference platform.

The public can watch the meeting live at http://tinyurl.com/APAMonthly2020May or by calling in to 518-549-0500 and using the access code 613 297 758.

At 1 p.m. the agency will convene for Executive Director Terry Martino’s monthly report.

At 1:15 p.m. the Regulatory Programs Committee will consider approval for a request from the town of Minerva in Essex County to treat Minerva Lake with a herbicide for the management of Eurasian watermilfoil. A maximum of 8.7 gallons of ProcellCOR EC would be applied over 41 acres of Minerva Lake between late May and mid June of this year.

At 2 p.m., the State Land Committee will come to order to determine if the proposed final Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan conforms to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan.

At 2:45 p.m., the full agency will convene to take any necessary actions and hear comments.


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