All meetings are held monthly at the
Upper Delaware Council office building at
Water Use/Resource Management
Committee is responsible for supervising the Council’s
work regarding recreation issues, water resources management, natural
and cultural resources, fish and wildlife, unique land resources, threatened
and endangered species, economic development and tourism, and pollution
control and abatement. It also reviews the development of facilities
called for in the River Management Plan.
Operations Committee is
responsible for the administration of the Council. Functions assigned
to it include education and public affairs, administration, financial,
personnel management, and fund raising.
Project Review Committee is
responsible for reviews of substantial conformance, local enforcement,
and all other project review functions, as well as technical assistance
programs. Its duties are typically ongoing in nature.
Upper Delaware Council Meeting
The Upper Delaware Council handles
all items referred to it from the various committees and other issues
brought before it at its monthly meeting. All town and township,
state and federal Council Representatives attend the Council meeting. Members
of the press are usually in attendance. This “full” Council
meeting is where official and final actions take place.
Did you know?
Hawk’s Nest Drive, located along the New York State Route 97 Upper Delaware Scenic Byway in the Town of Deerpark, is a favorite filming location for television commercials and movies thanks to its exciting S-curves between a natural rock face and man-made rock walls and majestic views of the Delaware River some 200 feet below from a series of motorist pull-off areas.