Environmental Committee

The Environmental Committee shall function as advisory to the Village Trustees. The purpose of the committee is to assist the Village in the review of current and potential projects and procedures related to the protection and use of natural environmental resources and general water quality throughout the Village, and to make recommendations to the Village Board regarding such. In January 2021, the Clean Water Task Force replaced the Clean Water Committee, and the Surf Task Force replaced the Surf Committee.

Committee Members:

Trustee Liaison: Joseph McLoughlin

Liaison: Gary Goleski, Superintendent of Public Works

Name: Term:

Robert Coburn , Co-Chair June 30, 2021 for all

John v.H Halsey

Daniela Kronemeyer

Thomas Louthan, Co-Chair

Holly Peterson

Clean Water Task Force:

Name: Term:

Robert Coburn June 30, 2021 for all

Thomas Louthan

Holly Peterson

Surf Task Force:

Name: Term

Francis Adamczeski Inactive

Steve Delaney

Clarita Fodor

Henry Hildreth

Stephen Mahoney

Vinny McGann

Conrad Miller

Paton Miller

Holly Peterson

Jim Williams

Chief Thomas Cummings

Lt. Chris Wetter

Meeting Minutes

2021:

CWC-January-5-2021

2020:

CWC - January 7, 2020

CWC - February 4, 2020

CWC - March-11-2020

CWC - August-4-2020

CWC- September-1-2020

CWC- October-6-2020

CWC-November-10-2020

• CWC-December-1-2020

• CWC-January-5-2021








Studies & Reports


The Lake Agawam 2020 Management Plan, created by the Clean Water Committee (now the Clean Water Task Force), was adopted by the Village Mayor and Trustees on July 21, 2020 as an update to the Lake Agawam 2009 Management Plan. The Summary is a narrative that describes elements of the Plan in greater detail. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation prepared an April 2020 Harmful Algal Bloom Action Plan for Lake Agawam that is complementary to the Lake Agawam 2020 Management Plan


 • Lake Agawam 2020 Management Plan (updated 12/31/2020)

 • Lake Agawam 2020 Plan Summary (updated 12/31/2020):

 • Lake Agawam New Hope Slide

 • NY DEC Harmful Algal Bloom Action Plan for Lake Agawam - April 2020

Lake Agawam Management Plan - 2009

• Lake Agawam Action Plan Updates 2009-2019

The Old Town Pond & Wickapogue Pond 2020 Management Plan, created by the Clean Water Committee (now the Clean Water Task Force), was approved and adopted by the Village Mayor and Trustees on December 10, 2020:

Old Town Pond-Wickapogue Pond 2020 Management Plan:

Old Town Pond 2020 Plan Summary:

Old Town Pond-Wickapogue Pond Integrated Strategies Slide: