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

10/26/2022
Regional Planning Board and A/GFTC Launch Surveys for Rural Transportation Plan
The Lake Champlain-Lake George Regional Planning Board and Adirondack/Glens Falls Transportation Council (A/GFTC) have launched two surveys as part of their Rural Transportation Plan. The Plan and surveys are focused on Warren and Washington County employees and employers.
10/21/2022
North Creek Voters Approve Sewer District
NORTH CREEK, NY – After decades of planning, residents and business owners in the hamlet of North Creek will soon have access to the community’s first public sewer system.
10/21/2022
Now Hiring a Business Development Coordinator!
The Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB) is seeking a full-time Business Development Coordinator. Position is in the Village of Lake George, NY but requires travel throughout nine upstate NY Counties. This position involves management of the LCLGRPB’s Small Business Loan Fund and working with small businesses throughout the region to address their economic development needs.
10/21/2022
Now Hiring an Assistant Economic Development Coordinator!
The Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board (LCLGRPB) is seeking a full-time Assistant Economic Development Coordinator. In-office position is in the Village of Lake George, but job encompasses coordination with and travel to agencies in Clinton, Essex, Hamilton, Warren, and Washington Counties of New York State. This position assists in the creation of economic development projects with the potential for improving the economic base in the five-county region.
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