Research


Adirondack Park Agency (N.Y.) Minutes of Meetings

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of Adirondack Park Agency (APA) meeting minutes. Records include adopted meeting minutes, as well as committee reports and memoranda submitted at each meeting. Minutes from 1979 forward also include meeting agendas for both the full agency and individual committees within the agency. Records reflect drafting and amending of APA rules and regulations, drafting and amending of public and private land use and development plans, and agency decisions and responses to litigation.
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Quantity:
0.5 cubic feet (15 microfilm rolls)
Inclusive Dates:
1971-2005
Series Number:
14285
Sponsor:
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Arrangement

Meeting minutes are arranged chronologically by meeting date. However, records appear in reverse chronological order on each individual microfilm reel.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of Adirondack Park Agency (APA) meeting minutes. Records include adopted meeting minutes, as well as committee reports and memoranda submitted at each meeting. Minutes from 1979 forward also include meeting agendas for both the full agency and individual committees within the agency. Each set of minutes lists the meeting date, venue, agency members present, agency staff present, other individuals in attendance, and absentees. Records document appointment of agency staff; drafting and amending of APA rules and regulations; drafting and amending of public and private land use and development plans; agency decisions on proposed development projects; agency decisions on variance and map amendment requests; and agency responses to litigation challenging APA decisions and the APA act itself.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Alternate Formats Available

14285-85:Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

14285-05, 14285-05A, 14285-06, 14285-12: Camera master only. No use copy available.

Microfilm: 15 reels; 16 mm.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B1877 Adirondack Park Agency Press Releases

Other finding aids

14285-12: List of folders microfilmed is available at repository.

Processing Information

This series description was enhanced as a part of the New York State Archives Environmental History Virtual Research Collection Project, 2004. The National Endowment for the Humanities provided funding for this project.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Roll

Accretion: 14285-05
1973 January-1975 September 1973 January-1975 September 1
1975 October-1980 November 21 1975 October-1980 November 21 2
1980 December 12-1984 May 1980 December 12-1984 May 3

Accretion: 14285-05A
1979 July 20-1988 December 16 1979 July 20-1988 December 16 1
1989 January 19-1992 June 12 1989 January 19-1992 June 12 2
1992 July 9-1996 September 13 1992 July 9-1996 September 13 3
1996 October 10-1997 December 12 1996 October 10-1997 December 12 4

Accretion: 14285-06
1998 January 8-2001 December 14 1998 January 8-2001 December 14 1
2002 January 10-December 13 2002 January 10-December 13 2

Accretion: 14285-12
2003 January-2005 December 2003 January-2005 December 1

Accretion: 14285-85
1971 September-1972 December 1971 September-1972 December 1
1973 January-1975 December 1973 January-1975 December 2
1976 January-1978 December 1976 January-1978 December 3
1979 January-1984 December 1979 January-1984 December 4