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.
35
Grant Applications Submitted
in 2021
$5.1
MILLION
Grant Funding Awarded in 2021
226
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
Essex County
10
Loans
$750,000
Washington County
9
Loans
$930,867
Clinton County
6
Loans
$515,626
Jefferson County
2
Loans
$200,000
Lewis County
2
Loans
$300,000
St. Lawrence County
1
Loans
30,000
Hamilton County
Loans

News & Events

8/9/2022
Forward Together Webinar Series | Community Benefits of Planning
This webinar was held on August 9th with Labella Associates. To view the recording click the link here: https://youtu.be/ikuFwPqoHZ4 or to view the slides click the button below.
7/18/2022
LCLGRPB Helps Obtain Half-Million Dollars for High-Speed Internet in Washington County
LCLGRPB helps obtain $511,855 from the U.S. Economic Development Administration for high-speed internet improvements in Washington County.
7/13/2022
LCLGRPB Videoconferencing Policy
LCLGRPB Videoconferencing Policy
7/12/2022
July 12, 2022 Public Hearing for LCLGRPB Videoconferencing Policy
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing pursuant Section 103-a of the NYS Open Meetings Law will be held by the Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB) on July 12, 2022, at 1:00 pm local time, at the Westport Town Hall, 22 Champlain Avenue, Westport, NY 12993 in connection with the Resolution Authorizing the Use of Videoconferencing in Extraordinary Circumstances by the LCLGRPB. A representative of the LCLGRPB will be in attendance at the above-stated time and place to hear and accept written comments from all persons with views in favor of or opposed to the proposed resolution.
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