Shores along New York’s GreatLake could be the area’s new as two proposals are up for the Adirondack Agency’s (APA) review, but not without weighing neighbors’ opinions.
According to a report, neighbors are skeptical of the proposals, and some have hired lawyers and filed a legal complaint.
Two proposals are for the creation of a 300-unitin and an with 26 units in . They are located about seven miles apart at the southern point of Great Lake.
Theplan is an incomplete application with the APA. A portion of the proposal is not within the .
Theproject, entirely within the , has been deemed complete by the APA. The proposal is open for public comment until March 10.
Attorneys Claudia Braymer and Ben Botelho representand residents as the towns, APA, and other agencies evaluate the applications. In letters addressed to the APA, the Braymer firm stated that residents are worried about the increase in traffic, noise, as well as the impact on wildlife and water quality.
The GreatLake Association also informed the planning board that most members were not in favor of the project and requested more details on potential water quality effects.
Planning Board did not meet in February, however, it is scheduled to have a monthly meeting on March 16.
This story originally appeared on Adirondack Explorer.