In his 2011 State of the State speech, Governor Cuomo stated that “we must change the way we engage in economic development planning and execution. Those working at the local level know their area economies best…” This statement resulted in the formation of ten Regional Economic Development Councils comprised of staff and board m...
Throughout the year the Regional Planning Board aided the five Washington County MS4s in completing two NYSDEC Water Quality Improvement grants. Work performed under the grant will decrease sediment loading into the Hudson River and Feeder Canal. The RPB also hosted an Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination training for local Code Enforcement ...
In October the Regional Planning Board was awarded a $130,625 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus funding. These funds will be used for erosion and sediment control planning in the Champlain Watershed throughout Warren, Washington, Essex, Clinton and Franklin counties. The project will be carried out in cooperation with t...
January 8, 2008 brought about the close of the first stages of the permit for the eight regulated Municipal Separate Stormwater Sewer System (MS4) communities in Warren and Washington Counties. It was expected that all of the MS4s adopt new local laws and codes as well as educating the public about stormwater issues. They are now working with a new...
As 2007 comes to a close we approach the end of the first five year permit for the eight regulated Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) communities in Warren and Washington Counties. Through a State Water Quality Improvement Project grant the Regional Planning Board and Warren County SWCD have been able to implement numerous educational prog...
We had another busy year at the Planning Board. Requests for Census data were low this year, but we still kept busy with new projects that focused on GIS and economic development.
A GIS mapping project was finished for the Town of Easton in Washington County. The Town of Easton is in the beginning stages of updating their Master Plan and wa...
2005 started with the publication of a study on the Town of Lake George. The purpose of the study was to determine if the makeup of the local population has changed in the last 30 years. We found that the population increased slightly; is growing older (for age 65 and older it is up 5%); youths under the age of 14 only account for 16% of the popula...
We gathered and disseminated over 800 requests for Census data from the General Public, Government, Academic, Business, and Not-for-Profit agencies in 2004. A majority of the requests were Census only and did not involve mapping. The largest project, which is still ongoing, in-volved gathering data for the last 30 years in the Town of L...
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