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Thursday, December 16, 2021

SLPID meetings will be held at the Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive, Malta, N.Y. at 3:00 p.m.

For those that would like to attend remotely, please email SLPID Chair Kathleen Simmonds at for the Zoom link

Agenda to be posted soon

The public comment period shall be reserved as an item of business on the agenda for the SLPID monthly meeting, held on the third Thursday of each month.  All comments to the Board of Commissioners during the public comment period shall be subject to the following guidelines:

  • Prior to the start of public comment period, all persons will register on a sign-up sheet stationed by the meeting room door. The Chair will collect the sign-up sheet and recognize speakers in the order that they registered. Speakers will be asked to identify themselves for the record, and speak directly to the Chair of the Board. All Commissioners, staff and audience refrain from comments or questions.  The public comment period is not intended for the Board of Commissioners and/or any staff to answer questions or speak, only to listen. The Board of Commissioners will not take action on an item presented during the public comment period.
  • Speakers may speak on any topic unless it is a topic for which a public hearing is being held on the same regular meeting agenda.
  • Each speaker shall be limited to a maximum time of three (3) minutes and a total public comment period of 30 minutes. Each speaker will only be allowed to speak once during the public comment period. The Secretary shall serve as time keeper and will promptly announce when the speaker’s time has expired.
  • No time may be yielded or transferred from one speaker to another. Each speaker will be concise and avoid repetition. In order to avoid repetition and delay, groups of people supporting the same position are encouraged to designate a spokesperson for the group.
  • Speakers who have prepared written remarks or have materials on their comments are encouraged to leave copies with the District’s recording secretary to disseminate to the Board of Commissioners and staff.
  • In order to provide for the maintenance of order and decorum in the conduct of the meeting, the Chair may declare “out-of-order” any person who fails to comply with this policy. The Chair shall caution any such person to abide by the provisions of this policy. Refusal to do so shall be grounds for removal of the speaker from the meeting.

SLPID is a special unit of government formed in 1986 to protect and improve Saratoga Lake and the lands within the District. Volunteer Commissioners champion the importance of exceptional board leadership and advocate for the environmental health of the lake and protection of property values.

As public officers, they are appointed in January by the County Board of Supervisors for a three-year term. The volunteer position of Commissioner is open to the public so that any person, 18 years of age or older, who is a qualified voter or owner of real property within the District can be appointed.

There are two Commissioner appointments open for 2022, Town of Stillwater and Commissioner at Large. The Commissioner representing Stillwater must be a resident of the Town of Stillwater and within the SLPID District. The Commissioner at Large must reside within the County of Saratoga and the SLPID District.

Interested candidates, please send your information by 12/15/21 to:

The Clerk of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors
Therese Connolly

and copy the SLPID Chair

Kathy Simmonds

SLPID is the Governing body that supervises, manages and controls Saratoga Lake and the lands surrounding for a public benefit.

  • Insuring the preservation of real property values
  • Improve water quality
  • Enhancing opportunities for public recreational activities which include; the lake steward program, the aquatic invasive harvesting program, outreach education programs on lake ecology and health for the pubic as well as other programs
  • SLPID works closely with local municipalities, State and Federal agencies to protect and improve the health of Saratoga Lake and the wildlife.
    Click to Read the NYS Legislation

Future Meeting Dates

December 16, 2021

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