The Village of Nyack is delighted to announce it’s Comprehensive Master Plan is the recipient of the NY Planning Federation’s Award for planning. This award is a recognition of the Village’s Master Plan as a thoughtful, thorough and superior example of Master Planning and we are delighted. We thank all of those involved in the plan, our village planner, Bob Galvin, Frank Fish, Susan Favate, Simon Kates, James Lima, Stu Turner and the entire Planning Team from BFJ, all of the Nyack residents who served on the steering committee (Elijah Reichlin Melnick, Bill Batson, Roger Cohen, Barbara Atwell, JC Brotherhood, Paul Curley, Rodger Stevens and Marcy Denker along with Doug Foster and Jen Laird White from the Village Board)and each and every resident who joined in this process that took more than a year. Thank you for your good ideas, your excellent comments and your willingness to give up valuable time to participate in creating a document we can all be proud of. If you have not read the plan, you can read it, and the timeline that describes the Village process here (http://nyack-ny.gov/project/
2015-comprehensive-plan- update/). It is, as it calls itself, an excellent blueprint for a healthy future for our wonderful village and we are proud to be recognized for this effort. The award will be given at a luncheon in Saratoga Springs on March 27th. The Comprehensive Master Plan update was made possible by a grant from NY State Energy Research and Development office. We thank everyone at the State level with special thanks to Governor Cuomo for his proactive approach to community improvement.