Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Public Meeting Notice

June 16, 2008

Press Contact:
Eileen Larrabee
Dan Keefe
518-486-1868

Saratoga Spa State Park Master Planning, Monday, June 16, 2008

Public Meeting Notice - Saratoga Spa State Park Master Planning

Who: NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Saratoga Spa State Park
What: Public information meeting on the development of a draft master plan for Saratoga Spa State Park.
When: Monday, June 16, 2008 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Gideon Putnam Hotel Ballroom.

The public is invited to participate in the development of a master plan for Saratoga Spa State Park. Under the direction of Commissioner Carol Ash, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is advancing a master planning effort to advance the agency’s goals of park revitalization, natural resource stewardship, education and interpretation, create new connections with other green space and improve sustainability practices.

Staff will provide a brief overview of the planning effort and an introduction to all of the resources and uses of the park. The public is invited to provide suggestions on issues, impacts and alternatives that should be addressed in the Saratoga Spa State Park master plan.

The public may also submit written testimony that will be considered for the draft plan if they are received by July 18, 2008. Please send written comments to:

Salim Adler
Park Planner
NYS OPRHP
Agency Building 1, 17th Floor
Albany, New York 12238