Owner Access Rights to Sacandaga Threatened" - By Carol
W. LaGrasse, Reprinted from New York Property Rights Clearinghouse,
Vol. 13, No. 2 (PRFA, Spring 2009)
A brief essay commenting about the environmentalist effort
to lock out Sacandaga Reservoir shorefront access permit holders,
where the Hudson River Black River Regulating District is picking
off the permit holders one facet or group at a time.
Successfully Against the Sacandaga Reservoir Regulating District"-By
Guy Poulin, Speech to the Ninth Annual National Conference
on Private Property Rights (PRFA, Albany, N.Y., October 22,
Guy Poulin, a resident of Northville in Saratoga County, rallied
the shoreline owners on the Great Sacandaga Lake when the Hudson
River Black River Regulating District Commission obscurely announced
that the access permit fees would go sky high. His researched
the law controlling the fees, exposed the new scheme, which was
illegal, and aroused the property owners to action.
Access to Great Sacandaga Lake is Squeezed"
- By Carol W. LaGrasse (Reprinted from NY Property Rights
Clearinghouse, Property Rights Foundation of America, Fall
Conflicts raged over the Hudson River - Black River Regulating
District. The District tried to raise access permit fees over
300%. Access permit holder John Barber's Hunt Lake Holding
Company sued to keep his lake access location, which the District
changed without notice.