NYPA Trustees to Meet Tuesday at St. Lawrence-FDR
Power Project Visitors Center in Massena
May 18, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York Power Authority (NYPA) Trustees will meet on Tuesday, May
19, at 11 a.m., at the visitors center of the St. Lawrence-Franklin
D. Roosevelt Power Project in Massena.
The regularly scheduled meeting is being held in
Massena as part of a pledge made by NYPA President and Chief
Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel, with agreement of the Trustees,
for the Authority to hold board meetings around the state.
Kessel and the Trustees made the commitment last
October to further the Power Authority’s accessibility to the
public, especially in regions where the statewide public power
utility maintains facilities. Recent Trustees’ meetings have been
held in such locations as Buffalo, Utica and Albany.
Immediately following Tuesday’s Trustees’ meeting,
Kessel will be available to answer questions from reporters.
The meeting will be held at:
The Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors
Center and Boat Launch
21 Hawkins Point Road, Massena, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries: Jodi Burke, (315) 764-0226,
Directions to the visitors center from downtown
Massena: Take State Route 37 east to Route 131 (across from St.
Lawrence Centre Mall), turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower
Lock tunnel. Then take the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and
continue for two miles. Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and
follow the entrance road to the visitors center.
The public can also view Tuesday’s meeting via
videoconference at NYPA’s administrative office building at:
123 Main Street, 16th floor, Executive Conference
Room, White Plains, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries: Angela Graves, (914)
The meeting can also be viewed via the Internet by
visiting the Power Authority’s website at
www.nypa.gov and clicking on “Meetings and Webcasts,” near the
center of the page, and then another hyperlink entitled “Watch
All media inquiries regarding the meeting should be
directed to Michael Saltzman at (914) 390-8181.
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
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