Photo Credit: David B. Soete

Photo Credit: David B. Soete

Photo Credit: David B. Soete

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Photo Credit: David B. Soete

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Committees

All meetings are held monthly at the Upper Delaware Council office building at 211 Bridge Street in Narrowsburg, New York. Meeting cancellations are announced over local radio stations.

All meetings are open to the public.

Committee Meetings

Water Use/Resource Management Committee (WURM) is responsible for supervising the Council’s work regarding recreation issues, water resources management, natural and cultural resources, fish and wildlife, unique land resources, threatened and endangered species, economic development and tourism, and pollution control and abatement. It also reviews the development of facilities called for in the River Management Plan.
Meetings take place on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Operations Committee is responsible for the administration of the Council.  Functions assigned to it include education and public affairs, administration, financial, personnel management, and fund raising.
Meetings take place on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Project Review Committee is responsible for reviews of substantial conformance, local enforcement, and all other project review functions, as well as technical assistance programs. Its duties are typically ongoing in nature.
Meetings take place on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

 

Upper Delaware Council Meeting

The Upper Delaware Council handles all items referred to it from the various committees and other issues brought before it at its monthly meeting. All town and township, state and federal Council Representatives attend the Council meeting.  Members of the press are usually in attendance. This “full” Council meeting is where official and final actions take place.
Meetings take place on the 1st Thursday of each month.

 

Sunny day looking down river
Photo Credit: David B. Soete
Did You Know?

The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, added by the U.S. Congress in 1978 as the 19th component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, is exactly 73.4 miles long, extending from the confluence of the East and West Branches of the Delaware River above Hancock, NY downstream to Railroad Bridge No. 2 in Mill Rift, PA. The corridor is comprised of 55,575.5 acres of land.