The Great Sacandaga Lake Advisory Council

     Created by Resolution 257 of 2000, the Council administers the “Great Sacandaga Lake Enhancement Fund”, pursuant to the Hudson/Sacandaga River Settlement Agreement and relicensing of the EJ West Hydroelectric Plant and impoundment by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.


     Membership: One representative, plus one alternate from each of the following: Great Sacandaga Lake Business/Marina, Saratoga County plus two Saratoga County townships, Fulton County plus Towns of Broadalbin, Mayfield and Northampton, Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, Adirondack Park Agency (ex-officio), and Great Sacandaga Lake Association. Appointees shall be residents of the area of the county each represents. Term: 1 year.


     The GSLAC is always looking for bona fide ideas and/or proposals to enhance the Great Sacandaga Lake as a resource for residents and visitors.  Great Sacandaga Lake Enhancement Fund monies may be used for projects, studies, or services for the following purposes, but not limited to: ecosystem restoration or protection, fish stocking, natural resource stewardship and new recreation resources. Applicants must be a tax exempt organization or government body.


Proposals are accepted year round and should include:


  • Cover Sheet
  • One Paragraph Project Summary
  • Name & Address of Project Supervisor
  • Total Budget & Funds Requested
  • Work Schedule with Start & Completion Dates
  • A narrative description of the Project & benefits to the Sacandaga Lake area
  • Graphics, drawings & photos as appropriate
  • Explanation of State & Local Permits & Approvals required
  • A Statement that the project is equally available to all members of the public
  • A Statement of Understanding that all Project publicity will acknowledge that the Project was funded through the GSLAC


Contact Information:


            Great Sacandaga Lake Advisory Council
            45 Military Road
            Edinburg, N.Y. 12134