September 27, 2017
Randy Simons | Dan Keefe
(518) 486-1868 | email@example.com
|The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
|Second Public Hearing for Taconic State Park Draft Master Plan
|7 p.m., Wednesday, September 27, 2017
|Millerton American Legion Post #178, 155 Route 44, Millerton, NY 12546
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) will hold a second public hearing on a draft Master Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Taconic State Park located in Columbia and Dutchess Counties. The draft master plan outlines potential capital improvements, operational enhancements and natural and cultural resource stewardship within the park for the next ten to fifteen years.
The draft plan is available at http://nysparks.com/inside-our-agency/master-plans.aspx. Plans are also available for public viewing at the park office as well as the Roeliff Jansen and Millerton libraries.
The comment period about the draft plan has been extended and will be accepted until October 20, 2017. Comments can be submitted by email to Taconic.Plan@parks.ny.gov or by mail to Sara Hart, OPRHP Planning Bureau, 625 Broadway, 2nd Fl., Albany, NY, 12238.
The meeting is accessible to people with language differences and/or disabilities. A person who needs an interpretive or disability-related accommodation or modification to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Sara Hart at 518-486-2909 or sending a written request to Taconic.Plan@parks.ny.gov. Providing your request at least five business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees more than 250 individual state parks, historic sites, recreational trails, and boat launches, which are visited by 69 million people annually. For more information on these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.parks.ny.gov, connect on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.