Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Press Release

May 07, 2014

Dan Keefe (518) 486-1868

Reminder: Jones Beach Revitalization Plan Public Meeting

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will hold a public information meeting on its proposed Jones Beach Revitalization Plan. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 8th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Nassau County Legislative Building located at 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, NY 11501. The public will have the opportunity to review and discuss a five-year $65 million initiative to restore and transform the historic park.

State Parks will lead the public forum alongside landscape architecture firm and Jones Beach plan consultants Rhodeside & Harwell. The open house will offer citizens a chance to review renderings of the proposed park improvements, ask questions and discuss the plan with presenters.

To view the Jones Beach Revitalization Plan click here. Those wishing to submit written comments and for more information on the many features of Jones Beach State Park, please visit: http://nysparks.com/parks/10/details.aspx. Public comments will be received through May 19th.

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 179 state parks and 35 historic sites. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.nysparks.com, connect on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

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