Resolution came today in the case of Dave Wick. The embattled executive director of the Lake George Park Commission, who was placed on paid leave earlier this month, can now return to his job. The announcement comes after an outpouring of support from public officials and environmental groups.
The Warren County legislature has given its “full support” to Lake George Park Commission Executive Director David Wick, who has been placed on administrative leave after an effort by the New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration to remove him.
On May 15th, the Lake George Park Commission’s mandatory inspection program for boats and trailers will begin. This week, the Park Commission began training the inspectors that will be working to prevent invasive species from entering the lake.
WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with Park Commission executive director David Wick about the training and the inspection program.
The Lake George Park Commission held the first of two public hearings on its draft aquatic invasive species prevention plan Tuesday afternoon. While most who attended expressed support, some are concerned about how the plan could affect boaters’ access to the lake.
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators are working on a long-term plan to protect Lake George from invasive species, possibly including mandatory boat inspections.
The Lake George Park Commission had been developing plans for inspections and washing, with a $40 fee. The commission now says that plan is on hold while the Department of Environmental Conservation drafts an environmental impact statement, seeks public input, and considers alternatives.