Joining Forces on Community Development

AUDIO – 081413 – Joint Community Development Grant in Lake Placid

Peggy Mousaw - At North Elba Board Meeting

A Community Development Grant has come through for Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba.. Peggy Mousaw says the purpose of the grant is to update and revise the joint plan between both municipalities. She asked the board for their approval and following a quick discussion, the board endorsed the grant and it’s objectives.. North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi says comprehensive plans are essential to the direction of a community..  and the problem with zoning ordinances and planning is that you have a tendency to put a committee together, come up with a plan, and put it on the shelf and use that for the next 20 years.. Politi also says that without the insight of Dean Deatrich, This type of comprehensive planning could not have happened..

 

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