The Lake Champlain - Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB) will host the 2022 Forward Together Conference in Lake Placid, NY on September 22, 2022. Information about itinerary, topics, and presenters can be found below.
Elected to the NYS Assembly in 2016, Assemblyman Billy Jones, represents the 115th District, comprised of Clinton and Franklin counties, as well as the towns of Brasher, Hopkinton, Lawrence and Piercefield in St. Lawrence County. In addition, Assemblyman Jones serves a member of the North Country Economic Development Council.
Session will highlight efforts underway and funding opportunities available to provide critical infrastructure like drinking water, sewer, broadband, and telecommunications to our rural communities.
Regional Broadband Activity Updates
Kevin Lynch, CEO
SLIC Network Solutions
Telecommunications Infrastructure Inventory
Leon Brink, Director of Business Development
Clinton County Industrial Redevelopment
Molly Ryan, Executive Director
Clinton County Industrial Development Agency
Session will feature an update on the LCLGRPB's Regional Economic Analysis of Housing Needs and learn more about efforts to expand housing access in the North Country.
Session 2A: Main Streets & Community Planning
Session will highlight the importance of long-term community planning and discuss initiatives in the region to support economic development in community centers.
Hamlet Development Program
Dan Kelleher, Economic Affairs Special Assistant
Adirondack Park Agency
Downtown Ticonderoga Revitalization
Matt Courtright, Executive Director
Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce
Franklin Co. Downtown Revitalization Initiatives
Jeremy Evans, CEO
Franklin County Economic Development Corp.
Session will feature a discussion with child care resource professionals about the challenges and opportunities facing child care providers. The discussion will include a conversation about business training and other resources to eliminate child care deserts.
Available Resources to Support Families & Providers
Rose Blanchard, Child Care Resource Director
Child Care Coordinating Council of North Country