BOA Committee & Working Groups

BOA Committee

  • Larry Ostrander, Village Trustee, Co-chair
  • Brian Johnson, Mayor, Co-chair
  • Sally Baker


BOA Working Groups

Summit Lake Waterfront (Subarea 1)
  • Chair: MARK ROWNTREE
Canal Street Mill & Heritage Working Group (Subarea 2)
  • Chair: SALLY BAKER
  • Tobi Farley
  • Shawn Jennings
  • Arthur King
  • Sarah Barton-King
Summit Lake Restoration (Subarea 4)
  • TBD
Downtown (Subarea 5)
  • TBD
Lake & Waterfront Revitalization Project Advisory Working Group.
  • Chair: Barbara Sagal
  • Town partners: Claverack Hillsdale, Ghent, Austerlitz

BOA Goals

Subarea 1 | Summit Lake waterfront, playground, park, & community center. Goals: Improve the park and playground to better serve the community and redesign the community center. Working group: Chair: Mark Rowntree

Subarea 2 | Canal Street mill and parking lots. Goals: Redevelop the parking lots, preserve the millpond and watercourse artifacts, construct a new building for this area to support local trades, create a heritage trail, and preserve and restore historic buildings. Working group (Heritage Working Group): Sally Baker (Chair), PBI Director, BOA & LWRP Project Manager; Tobi Farley, Philmont Library Director; Shawn Jennings, resident, local historian; Arthur King, resident, business owner; Sarah Barton-King, resident, business owner.

Subarea 3 | Summit Mill. Goals: Revitalize the Summit Mill. Working group: TBD.

Subarea 4 | Summit Lake Restoration. Goals: Interface with the Lake & Waterfront Revitalization Program’s watershed management plan working group and connect to the Harlem Valley Rail Trail. Working group: TBD

Subarea 5 | Downtown. Goals: Revitalize selected sites on Main Street. Working group: TBD.

Lake & Waterfront Revitalization Project (LWRP). Goals: Work with the municipalities of the Summit Lake watershed to Improve and maintain the water quality of Summit Lake. Advisory Working Group. Chair: Barbara Sagal; Town partners (participants in the Agawamuck Creek watershed management plan): Claverack Hillsdale, Ghent, Austerlitz