Welcome to the web site of the Sacandaga Protection Committee. Formed in 2009 in response to proposed changes to the 80 year old Sacandaga Lake permit system, the SPC's mission is to protect the environmental, economic and legal interests of the entire lake community. Although the permit system rule changes have been put on hold, the SPC continues to support the interests of the lake community. The SPC is active in several onging issues with potential impact to the lake community.
The Sacandaga Lake Forest Preserve issue is on the radar of the Adirondack Council (an Adirondack Park environmental group). The following excerpts are from the Adirondack Council's "State of the Park 2009".
The State Office of the Comptroller sent notice to the Hudson River- Black River Regulating District Friday that it will not authorize a $2.6 million budget transfer necessary to help the district pay its school and county taxes, and affected officials don’t know where they will find the money to make up for the shortfall.