November 23, 2009

From Jon Montan

To: Laura Perry, County Legislator

The following comments may help you in conveying the sentiments of the Environmental Management Council to your fellow legislators.   I am compelled to give these to you in the wake of a rather disjointed discussion at the Nov. Environmental Management Council meeting.

They represent my interpretations and do not represent an official statement of the Environmental Management Council.


November 17, 2009

Honorable Eugene Nicandri

2 Forest Place

Massena, NY 13662

Re: re-allocation of $16M from NYPA to St. Lawrence County

Dear Judge Nicandri:

            It was good to talk with you earlier today.  As I mentioned, the St. Lawrence Valley Environmental Coalition is advocating an approach to managing NYPA funds that is patterned after a successful ‘Greenway’ program implemented in the...

November 12, 2009

Letter mailed to all local officials and County Legislators

            The St. Lawrence Valley Environmental Coalition was formed this past summer out of concern for the proposed re-allocation of $16 million from the New York Power Authority to local government in St. Lawrence County.  We firmly believe that it is inappropriate for funds leftover from the failed aquarium and ecological center, which was designed to bring both economic and...

November 5, 2009 

Bob:  Thank you for returning my call.  I'm re-sending herewith our 10/28/09 letter to Eric Gustafson.  I had assumed Eric or you would have forwarded our letter to members of the Task Force, but apparently this is not the case.  Please forward it ASAP, and also, please send me the names and contact info of Task Force members.   We're hoping we can soon meet with the Task Force to discuss the suggestions set forth in our letter.   

In our phone conversation you...

October 28, 2009

From: Richard Grover

To: Eric Gustafson

Cc: Bob McNeil; Kessel, Richard

Subject: St. Lawrence Valley Environmental Coalition suggestions

Eric:  Attached is our letter which outlines several suggested revisions to the SLVRDA-IDA agreement.  E-Copies are being sent to Bob McNeil and Richard Kessel.  A hard copy is being sent to you.  The Coalition stands ready to work with you, the Task Force and local officials in any way we can...

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