Lake Placid, NY, Jan 12, 2011 — A local government official in North Elba is accusing the Adirondack Park Agency and one of its commissioners, Arthur Lussi, of unethical conduct. Lussi is partnering with Verizon to build a new cell phone tower on top of the Crowne Plaza hotel in Lake Placid.
Now, a member of North Elba's planning and zoning board says Lussi and members of the APA staff tried to manipulate local review of the project.
As Brian Mann reports, the Park Agency says the case was handled properly, despite confusion and miscommunications between state and town officials.
Clarification: The proposed cell tower structure described in this story would be 56 feet high from the ground to peak elevation. The height above the existing roof line would be approximately 20 feet. Go to full article
Apr 14, 2006 — A Lake Placid businessman and attorney has been nominated to a seat on the Adirondack Park Agency Board of Commissioners. Arthur Lussi has been picked by Governor Pataki to fill the seat left vacant by Lake Placid attorney Bill Kissel, who stepped down last year. As Chris Knight reports, environmentalists are raising no objections to the nomination. Go to full article