Lake Champlain - Lake George Regional Planning Board
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Lake Champlain - Lake George Regional Planning Board

Studying the needs and conditions of the region to develop strategies that enhance our communities.

The Lake Champlain - Lake George Regional Planning Board is a regional planning and development organization that represents five counties in Upstate New York.

clinton county
Essex county
hamilton county
warren county
washington county
> Clinton County
> Essex County
> Hamilton County
> Warren County
> Washington County
New York
Clinton County

The LC-LG Region’s most populous county, Clinton County, borders the U.S.-Canadian border and Lake Champlain. International trade and tourism help bolster the economy region’s northernmost county. The County is also home to two post-secondary educational institutions, SUNY Plattsburgh and Clinton County Community College.

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New York
Essex County

Located in the high peaks of the Adirondack Park, Essex County is the renowned destination of outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Essex County is home is to Lake Placid, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games, and Fort Ticonderoga, which played an important role in the Revolutionary War.

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New York
Hamilton County

The LC-LG Region’s most rural county, Hamilton County, is home to much of the State’s wilderness lands. Within the last ten years, there has been a modest increase in the number employers within the region.

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New York
Warren County

The economic leader in the LC-LG Region, Warren County, benefits from tourism activity in the greater Lake George area. Due to its relatively diverse economic base, Warren County boasts the highest per-capita income in the LC-LG Region. While located in Warren County, SUNY Adirondack (community college), is attended in large part by residents of Warren and Washington Counties.

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New York
Washington County

Situated along the New York-Vermont border, Washington County serves as the LC-LG Region’s predominant farming community. Over the past ten years, the County has seen steady growth trends in employment and new employers.

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Our Economic Development Role

Our services are directed at aiding local efforts that promote sustained economic growth and essential community services and development projects for local municipal governments and the business community. We boost economic development, support investment, and create jobs in the North Country.

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Promoting sustainable economic development that strengthens our communities, provides quality jobs, and preserves the unique natural, historical and cultural characteristics of the region.
41
Grant Applications Submitted
in 2022
$2.7
MILLION
Grant Funding Awarded in 2022
227
Total Small Business Loans Issued Since 1985

Current Capital Provided for Small Business Loans

Small Business Loan Funds Available

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Warren County
22
Loans
$2,950,611
Washington County
9
Loans
$930,867
Essex County
9
Loans
$645,000
Clinton County
5
Loans
$410,626
Jefferson County
2
Loans
$200,000
Lewis County
2
Loans
$300,000
St. Lawrence County
1
Loans
30,000
Hamilton County
Loans

News & Events

2/27/2024
Now Hiring: Senior Planner and Planner
Now Hiring: Senior Planner and Planner
1/29/2024
Save The Date! 2024 Forward Together Conference!
Join us again in Lake Placid on October 3rd, 2024 for our third annual Forward Together Conference!
11/21/2023
LCLGRPB housing study receives national recognition
LCLGRPB has received a 2023 Alliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for Building Balanced Communities for the North Country: A Comprehensive Housing Study and Strategy.
11/15/2023
Adirondack Economic Agenda for 2024 released
The Adirondack Economic Agenda for 2024 seeks to elevate key areas of our regional economy. LCLGRPB Executive Director, Beth Gilles, was thrilled to be part of this discussion
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