Cayuga Lake Watershed Management Plan

Intermunicipal Organization Meeting

Date: November 9, 1998
Refreshments: 6:30 P.M.
Meeting Time: 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Place: Town Of Ledyard Hall
1105 Poplar Ridge Road
Aurora, New York 13026


7:00 – 7:02
Meeting Purpose and Outcome: Get everyone present to be comfortable with why they are here, their role and what the project is.
7:02 – 7:10
Introductions: Around the table introductions of who you are, who you represent and what your interest is in the watershed.
7:10 – 7:40

Mission Statement: To create a watershed management plan to allow local governments within the watershed to access $25 million set aside in the Clean Water/Clean Air Bond Act for the Finger Lakes region. This plan when completed will prioritize water quality problems and solutions. The Intermunicipal Organization will provide direction for the regional planning boards and other staff, and oversee the entire project.
Discussion on the Mission Statement.
7:40 – 7:55
Need for the IO: Vehicle for local governments and individuals to articulate their concerns, prioritize and direct plan development and (possibly) for plan implementation.
7:55 – 8:25 Roles of the Participants in the Project:
  • Town of Ledyard
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County – Tim Pezzolesi
  • Cayuga Nature Center – Janet Hawkes
  • Central NY Regional Planning and Development Board – Pam O’Malley
  • Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council – Dave Zorn
  • Cayuga Lake Watershed Network – Gene Hocutt
Discussion of Roles.
8:25 – 8:35 Set the date for the next IO meeting
8:35 – 9:00 Agenda for the next meeting: Structure of the IO.

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